Navigation Links
Stem Cells In Sports Injuries, Joints And Muscular Pain
Date:7/24/2014

COSTA MESA, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now available is a stem cell therapy that is incredibly close to home. Rehealth Regenerative Therapies, located in Guadalajara, Mexico, is offering athletes and other physically active people a new health option: stem cell therapies for sports injuries.

Regardless of age, countless patients suffer from joint and muscle injuries due to professional or amateur sport activities, such as muscle tears, torn rotator cuff, tennis elbow, and knee injuries. Throughout life these types of injuries can occur and constitute a severe problem for functional disability and pain.

Conventional medicine for joint and muscular pain includes the use of pain-killers, anti-inflammatory drugs, steroids or local medication. These treatments all come with side effects such as gastritis, gastrointestinal bleeding, renal or hematologic toxicity, yet do not solve the issue at hand.

Within the past decade, the use of stem cells for sports injuries has increased. According to the article, Emerging Applications of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine to Sports Injuries by Ajibade et al, "Cell-based therapies and regenerative medicine offer safe and potentially efficacious treatment for sports-related musculoskeletal injuries."

Why stem cells for sports injuries?

Due to many reasons, as we age, our body does not have the natural ability to repair itself. Following trauma or injury, the body immediately tries to repair itself, yet the majority of these sports injuries occur in cells or tissue that have very limited regenerative capabilities.

Cells from the immune system, biochemical substances and molecules are released into the blood stream to clean the area from the dead cells' debris, bring other cells to repopulate the zone, regenerate the tissue and finally, make a scar.

Throughout this long process there would be pain, not only due to the lesion itself (i.e.: an ankle sprain), but also due to the inflammation that is launched to heal the damage.

Stem cell therapy may address all these concerns. First, stem cells have properties that can control inflammation (immunoregulation). Second, they release growth factors that can stimulate the production of other cells needed to repair the tissue (wound healing). Third, they can increase vasculature (blood flow) to the area, which increases healing. Finally, they may replace damaged cells. While stem cells are not analgesics, they may soothe joint and muscle pain by acting on the causes that provoke it. Therefore, treating the cause directly controls a symptom, such as pain.

How are they applied?

For sports injuries, stem cell procedures are usually performed under local anesthesia that may be complemented by a light sedation according to the patient's condition. The majority of these procedures are ambulatory, which means that patients are usually discharged the same day. The stem cells are normally directly injected into the targeted areas. In cases such as osteoarthritis this may avoid the need for a joint replacement.

ReHealth Regenerative Therapies

ReHealth is a stem cell therapy center located in Guadalajara, Mexico, where a team of physicians and scientists, with years of experience in Cellular Therapy, is dedicated to improving the quality of life of their patients.  

Rehealth has combined their stem cell therapy expertise with the technical knowledge of DaVinci Biosciences, a biotechnological research lab based in Costa Mesa, CA, USA to become one of the most well known therapy centers amongst patients and the stem cell community.

Based on COFEPRIS approved protocols for stem cell applications, Rehealth thoroughly analyzes each case. Let us evaluate your case and determine if you are a candidate for our stem cell therapy. Visit our website, www.Rehealth.com, today to get started.


'/>"/>
SOURCE ReHealth Regenerative Therapies
Copyright©2014 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. How NSG Precision Cells Spectrophotometer Calibration Standards Makes NIR Work Easier
2. Global Market for Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells to Reach $2.9 Billion in 2018; Technology Offers New Hope for Regenerating Human Tissue
3. Molecular eat now signal makes cells devour dying neighbors
4. Leader in Ion Channel Research Announces Newly Validated and Re-Engineered Cells
5. Robert Harman, DVM Talks About What Stem Cells are in His Latest Blog Series for Vet-Stem, Inc.
6. Aging Population & Rising Incidence of Chronic Diseases to Drive the Global Mesenchymal Stem Cells Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
7. JDRF and Brehm Center Partner to Explore the Fate of Beta Cells in Type 1 Diabetes
8. Biomaterials get stem cells to commit to a bony future
9. Piggy-backing proteins ride white blood cells to wipe out metastasizing cancer
10. Cells from the eye are inkjet printed for the first time
11. Quantum waves at the heart of organic solar cells
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/15/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... August 15, 2017 , ... ... of the largest Asian exhibitions for analytical and scientific instruments. This year’s symposium, ... be “New Approaches in Mass Spectrometry for Bioanalytical Applications.” This dynamic presentation will ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... August 15, 2017 , ... ... encrypted shopping cart. Now mobile responsive, the new website makes it easy to ... anywhere in between. Users can now find detailed product information, educational industry content ...
(Date:8/11/2017)... San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) , ... August 11, 2017 , ... ... launching a rebranding campaign this month that will incorporate important key elements including a ... to thank the community that has supported them, Bill Miller has partnered with the ...
(Date:8/10/2017)... ... August 09, 2017 , ... The ... the clinic is here. The team at Capricor Therapeutics, Inc. utilized a cardiosphere-derived ... clinical studies. , Dr. Travis Antes, head of analytical development at Capricor ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/29/2017)... 2017  higi, the health IT company that operates ... America , today announced a Series B investment ... EveryMove. The new investment and acquisition accelerates higi,s strategy ... transform population health activities through the collection and workflow ... higi collects and secures data today on behalf of ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... March 24, 2017 The Controller General of Immigration ... Abdulla Algeen have received the prestigious international IAIR Award for ... Continue Reading ... ... Deputy Controller Abdulla Algeen (small picture on the right) have received the ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global ... 2025" report to their offering. ... The Global Vehicle Anti-Theft System Market is ... next decade to reach approximately $14.21 billion by 2025. ... all the given segments on global as well as regional levels ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):