Conditions That Can Benefit from Regenerative Medicine

Conditions That Can Benefit from Regenerative Medicine

Your body is miraculous. With all of its intertwined networks, your body is the most advanced system in the universe. Among all its amazing capabilities, one of the best is the ability to heal itself.

You’ve seen this happen when you’ve had a cut — platelets help your blood to clot, so the bleeding stops. Your white blood cells remove the damaged cells while healthy cells repair the damaged tissue. But sometimes cells and tissues become so damaged that your body needs extra help to jumpstart the healing process. 

Regenerative medicine harnesses your body’s natural healing system to repair, regrow, and replace impaired tissues and organs. With two locations in New Jersey, The Painless Center offers regenerative medicine as a cutting-edge treatment and natural solution for many health conditions.

How it works

Picture your cells as building blocks. When cells are damaged, the building blocks are impacted and can’t hold up the other organs and tissues. Regenerative medicine rebuilds these building blocks to improve their function.

This is usually done through stem cells or platelet-rich plasma therapy. 

Stem cell therapy

The body’s raw materials are called stem cells. Stem cells do not have a specific function, but can generate into almost any type of cell that is needed. 

Disease, trauma, and aging can impair your cells causing inflammation and a suppressed immune system. Stem cell therapy regenerates new healthy cells to retain optimal function and improve your health.

Stem cells can come from either your own body or a donor. They’re derived from a variety of different sources including the hip area, umbilical cord, and amniotic fluid. Once the stem cells are achieved, Jason Chiu, MD uses an ultrasound or fluoroscopy technology to provide precise placement for the stem cells into the damaged tissue.

Stem cell therapy offers a promising future for conditions like spinal cord injuries that are otherwise untreatable.

PRP therapy

PRP therapy uses your blood to aid your body in healing itself. During PRP, Dr. Chiu takes a sample of your blood and spins it on a centrifuge to create a platelet-rich sample. 

Next, he injects the blood into injured tendons, ligaments, or muscles. This releases a high level of growth factors into your body that encourages the production of reparative cells.

PRP can greatly increase the speed at which your body heals while providing pain relief and improved mobility. It accelerates your body’s healing process, while stem cell therapy is used to regenerate new cells that were compromised. 

Conditions it treats

Your body is a well-developed machine. When you’re facing a health condition, your body signals that there is often a problem in the form of pain. You don’t have to just accept the pain; you can do something to improve your well-being.

Regenerative medicine can be used to treat a variety of health conditions like:

Are you diagnosed with one of these health conditions? Meeting with Dr. Chiu is the best way to find out if regenerative medicine is a good option for you.

A safe alternative to surgery

Living with a health condition can be painful. If you’re experiencing chronic pain, you’ve probably tried various other treatments that provided little to no relief. Surgery may seem like the last, hopeful option.

Regenerative medicine provides a safe and effective alternative to surgery. Instead of using harmful medications to temporarily ease your pain, regenerative medicine provides a drug-free way to heal your body from the inside out. 

Some other benefits of regenerative medicine include:

Regenerative medicine can provide long-term treatment for the health conditions we previously mentioned, along with many others. Contact us to see if you’re a good candidate for regenerative medicine today.

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