Below is a list of general answers to some common initial questions regarding Stem Cell Therapy. If you have further questions or would like to discuss your eligibility, please feel free to contact us and consult with a Stemedix Care Coordinator.
Autologous adult stem cells are derived from the same individual’s body. Adult stem cells are undifferentiated cells, found throughout the human body, that form after growth & development. Stem cells are the fundamental elements of life that can be found in all tissue of the body; connective tissues, muscle tissues, nervous tissues, and epithelial tissues. In living tissue, the main purpose of adult stem cells is to use cell division to repair and replace dying cells in order to regenerate damaged tissue. Adipose (fat) tissue has the highest concentration of stem cells and can produce billions of cells that will repair, replenish, and rejuvenate one’s body immediately.
Adult stem cells have the ability to self-renew, or divide, to replenish dying tissue of specialized cell types. They can be considered our own built-in repair systems that regenerate cells damaged by disease, injury, and everyday wear-and-tear. Once adult stem cells are administered to the body, they respond to inflammatory signals secreted by damage cells. Ultimately, adult stem cells replenish these damaged cells. Unlike traditional treatments offering less than optimal options, this revolutionary procedure gathers stem cells from their most abundant source, thus ensuring survival.
See our Adult Stem Cell Therapy section for details.
We use Stem Cell Therapy to treat patients with a wide variety of conditions. Our doctors medically treat patients with diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Lupus, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, Autism, Chronic Fatigue, Erectile Dysfunction, and the Epstein Barr Virus. Many sport injuries including those involving muscles, tendons, or joints, have been treated using Stem Cell Therapy as well.
The side effects of Adult Stem Cell Therapy are minimal and may include irritation, such as soreness, swelling, or redness at the injection site. In some cases, patients with sensitivities to mild anesthesia may experience nausea, vomiting, headache, or minor fever usually lasting less than 24 hours. No negative long-term effects to this procedure have been reported.
Adipose Stem Cell Transplants typically last between 4 and 5 hours and are administered as an outpatient procedure. Doctors harvest dormant adipose stem cells using a mini-liposuction procedure lasting about an hour. The process of incubating, stimulating without manipulation, and infusing one’s own stem cells back into the body lasts roughly 3 hours.
Each Stem Cell Therapy treatment is unique to our patients and their conditions. Therefore, no guarantee can be made of what results will be achieved or how soon results can be felt. However, patients may begin to experience results within a week with fuller effects felt within 4 to 8 weeks. Depending on the severity of the patient’s condition and if multiple treatments are needed, it may be 6-9 months for results. Research has shown that in most cases, patients reported a decrease in medication intake.
Take a look at our patient videos to hear what our patients have to say.
Health insurance in the United States does not provide coverage for this procedure.
Stem Cells used during treatment come from your own body. Stemedix does not harvest embryonic stem cells and is therefore not related to any controversial debate.
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