Regenerative cells are present within various tissues and organs (from bone marrow and adipose or fat tissue).
Amniotic regenerative cells are obtained from donors.
HOW ARE REGENERATIVE CELLS OBTAINED AND PREPARED?
One of the richest sources of regenerative cells is bone marrow, and the hip (pelvis) along with the tibia (shin) are the best and easiest locations for obtaining bone marrow. In the harvesting procedure. The surgeon typically removes cells from the patient’s bones utilizing a minimally invasive procedure. A trained nurse or technician then uses specially designed equipment to the regenerative cells in the bone marrow and provides these cells to treat the injured or marginalized area of the body.
WILL MY INSURANCE COVER THIS PROCEDURE?
While stem cell therapy has been used for decades to treat a variety of diseases, their application in orthopedic and sports-related procedures is relatively new in the United States. As a result, insurance companies do not currently cover these procedures, and payment is due in full advance by the patient.
WHAT IS THE COST OF THIS TREATMENT?
The cost of an adult stem cell treatment varies based on the procedure.
HOW DOES CELL THERAPY HELP ME?
Cell therapy helps to re-vascular and get oxygen to the tissues , reduce inflammation and prevent cell death. It can help damaged tissue repair itself.
HOW LONG IS THE RECOVERY PROCESS AFTER JOINT TREATMENT?
Usually , within 2-5 days there is no pain at the injection site, or residual swelling.
HOW LONG DOES THE PROCEDURE TAKE?
Bone marrow aspiration is approximately 20 minutes.
Adult Stem Cell injections into a joint is approximately 10-15 minutes