Poway, California (PRWEB) November 14, 2013
Animal Health International, Inc. the premier animal health distribution company in North America, and Vet-Stem, Inc., the leading Regenerative Veterinary Medicine company, announce their agreement to offer stem cell therapy and platelet rich plasma (PRP) kits to equine veterinarians nationwide. Vet-Stem’s GenesisCS-2 PRP Kit and stem cell services bring innovative therapies to the diverse offering of products and services Animal Health International provides to the equine industry.
Equine veterinarians and horse owners turn to Vet-Stem for Regenerative Cell Therapies to help horses with tendon, ligament and joint injuries return to their prior level of performance. Vet-Stem’s Regenerative Veterinary Medicine includes stem cell therapy that is derived from an animal’s own adipose tissue, or fat tissue. Adipose derived stem cells are capable of differentiating into a variety of tissue types including tendon, ligament, bone, cartilage, and muscle, as well as have been proven to reduce pain and inflammation. Vet-Stem introduced this therapy over a decade ago as a treatment for horses with tendon injuries facing unfortunate euthanasia due to their injuries.
Current uses of Vet-Stem’s Regenerative cell therapies include joint issues such as degenerative joint disease, as well as tendon and ligament injuries. Stem cell therapy is also being used to regenerate and encourage the healing process alongside arthroscopic surgery in horses. Vet-Stem’s stem cell services come with banking of cells for later use, and the opportunity to culture or grow more cells for retreatment. Often horses suffer from multiple injuries in their career, which can be injected with their own stem cells to relieve pain and inflammation as well as promote natural healing.
Vet-Stem brought the GenesisCS-2 Component Concentrating System for PRP to market in 2007 as an easy to use, in-house th
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