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Adipose-Derived Stem Cells and Their Place in Regenerative Medicine

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Although there was a time when the mention of “stem cells” brought to mind procedures and practices involving neonatal cell extraction and painful bone marrow surgeries, regenerative medicine researchers have provided a strong case for adult stem cells in the treatment of disease.  In fact, for use in the majority…

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Stromal Stem Cells, Platelet Rich Plasma, and the Treatment of Osteoarthritis

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Stromal Vascular Fraction (SVF), a suspension consisting of a wide variety of beneficial stem cell types, which can be easily obtained from a patient’s own adipose tissue.  Utilizing a simple and minimally-invasive outpatient procedure, a small amount of a patient’s unused fat tissue is removed and transformed into a ready…

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Fat-Derived Stem Cells bring Regeneration to Degenerative Joint Disease Sufferers

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Degenerative Joint Disease Commonly called “degenerative joint disease,” (DJD), osteoarthrosis or osteoarthritis (OA) is the commonest form of arthritis. It is ubiquitous and causes the afflicted joints to deteriorate or “degenerate” progressively, losing articular cartilage, eroding into bone, often accompanied by ligament laxity. The disease affects approximately 27 million Americans…

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Stem Cells in Orthopedic Research

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For many of the millions of arthritis sufferers, stem cell research seems like an exciting prospect in a dystopian healthcare system advocating debilitating surgeries and progressively higher doses of steroids.  Luckily, stem cell therapy is becoming an increasingly popular alternative treatment for a variety of conditions, including degenerative joint disease…

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Is your Joint Pain Really What it Seems? Referred Pain and Arthritis

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Joint pain is one of the key symptoms of arthritis; but the complexity of the human nervous system, the variety of forms of arthritis and the number of conditions presenting with similar symptoms make a certain diagnosis and recommending effective treatment very challenging. Anybody who is suffering from chronic joint…

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