The cells and proteins in your body do a fantastic job of healing injuries and creating new, healthy tissue, but with the help of regenerative medicine, they could do even better. At Total Health Solutions Medical Center in Milton, Georgia, the highly skilled team uses regenerative medicine products such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and mesenchymal stem cells to help you recover after musculoskeletal trauma. Call Total Health Solutions Medical Center for more information or schedule a consultation by filling in the online form today.
Regenerative medicine is a nonsurgical treatment approach that uses human tissues to support the growth of new cells in your body. The Total Health Solutions Medical Center team uses two forms of regenerative medicine:
PRP comes from your blood. The platelets in your blood contain growth factors, which promote healing and new tissue growth. Your provider at Total Health Solutions Medical Center collects a sample of your blood and extracts the platelets using a centrifuge.
Mesenchymal stem cells come from donor tissue. Volunteer parents undergo prescreening and preapproval to qualify for the process. The mesenchymal stem cells come from the umbilical cord of a live, full-term, healthy baby.
You receive both PRP and mesenchymal stem cells via injection into the area of your body where there's damage or deterioration of the tissues.
There's still a lot of research going on into how regenerative medicine works and what conditions could benefit most from these approaches. Studies show that mesenchymal stem cells and PRP may help boost your body’s natural healing processes.
Regenerative medicine could be useful for many types of musculoskeletal disorders. Soft tissue injuries that aren't healing properly and chronic pain conditions are among the most common problems for which the Total Health Solutions Medical Center team uses regenerative medicine.
If your provider believes regenerative medicine could help you, they go over the possible benefits that it offers.
Regenerative medicine with amniotic allograft treatments is beneficial for healing many types of bone and soft tissue problems, including arthritis. The injections help heal your:
Once the team confirms your suitability for regenerative medicine, the procedure is straightforward. Each treatment involves an injection of either PRP or mesenchymal stem cells into the affected tissues.
Every treatment is carried out by a medical professional trained in the safe administration of regenerative medicine injections. The procedure doesn't take long — typically around 30 minutes from start to finish. There's no need for any downtime after your treatment.
It takes a while for regenerative medicine to take effect, but you should start to notice some improvement after 2-3 weeks. The treatments continue to work for several months in some cases, after which you can have top-up injections as necessary.
Call Total Health Solutions Medical Center today to find out more or book an appointment online.