Adipose-Derived Stem Cell Therapy in Dallas TX
Adipose-derived stem cell therapy is a regenerative therapy that uses fat cells to help encourage tissues in the joint to repair.
Adipose Stem Cell Therapy
Stem cells harvested from fat cells contain a high amount of mesenchymal stem cells and doctors are able to harvest larger volumes for therapeutic treatment purposes when compared to other harvesting sites. Mesenchymal stem cells are reserved adult stem cells that help facilitate the regeneration of tissue naturally in the body. They are an integral part of wound healing, regulation of aging, and stabilizing vital organs. These mesenchymal stem cells are considered to be “raw potential” meaning they can differentiate into the tissue cells needed in a specific area. These mesenchymal stem cells have the potential to repair damaged cartilage, bone, tendons, muscle, skin, and connective cell tissue.
When adipose-derived stem cells (ADSCs) are injected into an affected area, the inflammation in the body triggers the transformational property of the stem cells, and they start to work to help repair and replace the damaged tissue.
What Happens During Adipose Stem Cell Procedure?
Adipose Stem Cell therapy is another method used to retrieve stem cells. Using a local anesthetic, your provider will take a sample of fat tissue from your buttock. This process is usually painless, but some patients experience slight, minimal discomfort when being administered the anesthetic. Once the cells have been collected the sample is processed in a lab to separate the stem cells. We follow the FDA’s strict guidelines for minimal manipulation; terefore, we do not use any enzymes or other substances to change your cells in ANY WAY.
The ADSCs are then combined with your platelet rich plasma (PRP) and injected back into your body.
This minimally invasive procedure can be completed in one day offering patients an effective therapy with a low impact on their normal life. Many patients return to normal activities within 2 weeks after the procedure.
Is Adipose-Derived Stem Cell Therapy Safe?
Adipose-Derived Stem Cell Therapy is an autologous therapy meaning, the stem cells being used are from your own body. Autologous procedures eliminate the potential for your immune system to reject the cells and also eliminates the potential for disease transmission. These are your own cells, concentrated and injected to perform the duties they were naturally created to execute. Adipose Stem Cell Therapy is minimally invasive leaving a narrow margin for complications and adverse reactions.
Will I Get Results?
On average, many patients experience relief as soon as four to six weeks from the procedure. As with any medical procedure there are no guarantees that this will work for you and each patients response will vary. Some patients may need to repeat the procedure months or years later. Your doctor will work with you to get you back to your normal physical activity routine as soon as possible to make sure your body has the maximum opportunity to heal correctly.
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