Regenerative Medicine in Dallas, TX.
Regenerative Medicine: Stem Cell Therapy & PRP
Your body is made to heal itself, but sometimes the damage or injury is too severe, and it needs assistance. Regenerative medicine is intended to help promote and facilitate your body’s natural healing and repair processes.
Regenerative therapies such as platelet rich plasma therapy and bone marrow aspirate (stem cells) are therapies based upon using YOUR cells to help promote healing and repair. It is thought that as we age and we suffer from a chronic joint condition our body loses the ability to mobilize reparative cells effectively to heal our injuries. Regenerative therapy is believed to help this problem by taking a large volume of regenerative cells from YOU and then relocating them via an injection precisely into the injured joint essentially initiating the healing process. This process is virtually painless and is believed to supplement your body’s natural response to injury.
What is Stem Cell Therapy?
Stem Cell Therapy is a type of regenerative procedure. At Atlas Medical Center, this therapy is performed by Dr. Jason Kouri, MD who has over 20 years of clinical experience and has dedicated his practice to treating orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions with regenerative therapies.
During this procedure, stem cells, along with other important reparative cells, are extracted, using a unique device, from a small area (the size of a pinhole) from your pelvis. These cells are then relocated on the same visit to a targeted area that is damaged or injured. Injecting stem cells into a damaged / injured joint is intended to trigger a healing cascade, essentially “kickstarting” the regenerative process.
Why Choose Atlas Medical Center?
Atlas Medical Center is devoted to offering personalized medicine and quality trustworthy care. We do not believe in a cookie-cutter approach and that is why we offer several different types of regenerative therapies. Our procedures are performed by knowledgeable and experienced Medical Providers that have a special interest in regenerative medicine for joint pain. They have performed over 2,000 regenerative procedures and use image guidance such as ultrasound to make sure that every injection is correctly placed in the joint.
We want to help relieve pain and improve the quality of your life- so that you can get back to the activities you once enjoyed doing.
Our Program May Include One or More of the Following Therapies:
- Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy
- Bone Marrow Aspirate (your stem cells)
- Advanced Laser Therapy
- Spinal Decompression Therapy (back and neck only)
- Hyaluronan Injections (knee only)
- Vitamin Drip Therapy
- Functional Rehabilitation
Please call our office to schedule a free consultation today to discuss your condition and to find out if non-surgical therapies are right for you.
Patient Success Stories
Watch the videos below to hear our patients talk about their experiences with regenerative medicine for joints.
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General Research: Regenerative Medicine
Authors: Gi Beom Kim, Min-Soo Seo, Wook Tae Park, Gun Woo Lee
Authors: Luke Law, Christine L Hunt, Andre J van Wijnen, Ahmad Nassr, A Noelle Larson, Jason S Eldrige, William D Mauck, Mathew J Pingree, Juan Yang, Casey W Muir, Patricia J Erwin, Mohamad Bydon, Wenchun Qu
Background: The use of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in clinical applications for the treatment of musculoskeletal disease is steadily increasing in office-based practice. The so-called “first generation” of MSCs is defined as autologous stem cells that have undergone minimal manipulation and are used for a homologous purpose. Systematic reviews of the clinical trials completed to date of such MSCs enable practitioners to better understand what is currently known about the outcomes and side effects of such treatments.
Study design: A systematic review of human clinical studies of office-based MSC therapy for the treatment of painful degenerative musculoskeletal conditions.
Methods: A search of the Ovid MEDLINE, EMBASE, and Scopus databases was conducted from 2006 through September 2016. Seven hundred sixty-one records were identified from database searching, and two records from reference review of included papers. Studies with human subjects that evaluated treatment of musculoskeletal disease with minimally manipulated MSCs were included.
Results: Eight studies were included in this review based on selection criteria. A total of 941 patients were included, 841 of whom received cellular products, and no significant adverse events were reported. Symptomatology generally improved, though no differences were seen over controls where present.
Conclusion: Support in the literature is strongest for the use of bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) injections for the treatment of knee pain, but applications of the use of BMAC and peripheral blood-derived MSCs for the treatment of hip pain, tendon pain, and disc pain have all been reported. Further research is required, with large randomized controlled trials.
Keywords: BMAC; Bone Marrow Aspirate; MSC; Mesenchymal Stem Cell; Office-Based.
Published: Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine. Volume: 2 issue: 2, Article first published online: February 6, 2014; Issue published: February 1, 2014
Authors: David A. Ajibade, MD, Danica D. Vance, BS, Joshua M. Hare, MD, Lee D. Kaplan, MD, Bryson P. Lesniak, MD
The treatment of sports-related musculoskeletal injuries with stem cells has become more publicized because of recent reports of high-profile athletes undergoing stem cell procedures. There has been increased interest in defining the parameters of safety and efficacy and the indications for potential use of stem cells in clinical practice.
To review the role of regenerative medicine in the treatment of sports-related injuries.
Relevant studies were identified through a PubMed search combining the terms stem cells and cartilage, ligament, tendon, muscle, and bone from January 2000 to August 2013. Studies and works cited in these studies were also reviewed.
Treatment of sports-related injuries with stem cells shows potential for clinical efficacy from the data available from basic science and animal studies.
Cell-based therapies and regenerative medicine offer safe and potentially efficacious treatment for sports-related musculoskeletal injuries. Basic science and preclinical studies that support the possibility of enhanced recovery from sports injuries using cell-based therapies are accumulating; however, more clinical evidence is necessary to define the indications and parameters for their use. Accordingly, exposing patients to cell-based therapies could confer an unacceptable risk profile with minimal or no benefit. Continued clinical testing with animal models and clinical trials is necessary to determine the relative risks and benefits as well as the indications and methodology of treatment.
Atlas Medical Center in Dallas–Fort Worth Earns Award Three Years in a Row for Customer Satisfaction in the Category of Regenerative Medicine
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