Many chiropractic centers now offer stem cell therapy. But before you schedule your appointment or decide if it sounds too much like something out of a sci-fi movie, you’ll want to learn the process and benefits involved in the treatment.
What is Chiropractic Stem Cell Therapy?
Essentially, chiropractic stem cell therapy is a form of regenerative medicine designed to help the body health-specific conditions. Stem cells originate within the human body and can replicate to become other cells, such as ligament cells, muscle cells, cartilage cells, and others. The stem cells in this type of process come from numerous sources including laboratory environments and donor facilities.
What Conditions Can Chiropractic Stem Cell Therapy Help Treat?
There are numerous conditions that stem cell therapy can help treat such as:
- Knee problems like a torn meniscus or joint issues can be treated by this process
- Spine issues
- Ligament tears
- Chronic pain in the neck or back
- Hip or shoulder injuries
How is Stem Cell Therapy Performed?
The stem cell therapy process is actually quite unique. During the treatment, your chiropractor injects stem cells directly into the area you are experiencing pain and inflammation. The actual appointment itself is similar to a steroid injection or other treatment and there is zero downtime after the procedure. Most patients start to see improvement within a few days to a few weeks.
What Are a Few Benefits of Chiropractic Stem Cell Therapy?
There are many key benefits of undergoing stem cell therapy. The first is generally a reduction in inflammation and minimization of pain. As your body is triggered by the natural healing response of the stem cell injection, which helps reverse the effects of the joint deterioration.
Are you ready to learn more about what stem cell therapy can do for you? Please contact our team at 800-462-8749 to schedule an appointment.