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Is there a way to prevent stem cell loss as we age?

Is there a way to prevent stem cell loss as we age?

by Yenny (SU)
In a normal human body, the cells within work towards regenerating when there is ever an injury or damage. When cells traditionally become damaged, the cells around the damaged area work towards replacing them and restoring the area to its former glory.

Using PRP Therapy for Orthopedic Conditions

Using PRP Therapy for Orthopedic Conditions

by Natalie (SU)
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a form of regenerative medicine that utilizes the body’s own power to heal and relieve pain. PRP contains cells that are responsible for clotting when there is an injury, and contains proteins that are growth factors that catalyze healing. Injecting your body’s own PRP into an injured area is an effective and safe treatment for many orthopedic conditions.

Using Stem Cell Therapy to Improve Mobility

Using Stem Cell Therapy to Improve Mobility

by Natalie (SU)
Stem cell therapy is one of the greatest advances in medicine in the past 100 years. The discovery of stem cells has led to numerous studies on their effectiveness and safety in healing and even regenerating tissue. Regenerative medicine harnesses the power of your own body to heal and restore form and function. Stem cells are present in everyone, and their job is to heal and regenerate.

How Stem Cell Therapy Helped Treat Sports Injuries

How Stem Cell Therapy Helped Treat Sports Injuries

by Stephanie Meadows
Unfortunately, sports injuries can sideline you from your favorite activities. Sports injuries can usually be grouped into five categories: bone injuries, soft tissue injuries, joint injuries, head injuries, and overuse injuries. Whether an acute (sudden) injury, or one that has become worse over time due to wear and tear, stem cell therapy can make all the difference towards an optimal and pain-free recovery.

Common Winter Sports Injuries

Common Winter Sports Injuries

by Stephanie Meadows
When the winter season comes every year, millions of people go to ski resorts, go ice skating, and if you live in an area where temperatures hold steady well below freezing, frozen ponds and snow hills are a common place to play ice hockey, go sledding, and do with other winter sports and activities. Along with these fun times, however, comes an increased risk for common sports injuries. Then again, athletes are inherently more prone to becoming injured.

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