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Can Stem Cells help Radiculopathy [Leg Pain from Spinal Nerve Damage]?

Can Stem Cells help Radiculopathy? Lumbar radiculopathy is commonly known as “Sciatica”.  It is a relatively common condition affecting an estimated 12-40% of patients who are suffering from low back pain. Patients with radiculopathy typically complain of pain in the buttock and the leg. It may occur with or without back pain. A definitive diagnosis […]

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Can Stem Cells salvage failed spinal fusion surgeries?

Can Stem Cells salvage failed spinal fusion surgeries? Marilyn had extensive fusion surgery from her midback to her entire lower back [T9-S1]. The surgery was done to fix her curvature in her spine. Unfortunately, it did not help and she continued to have pain in her lower thoracic and upper lumbar area. She has tried […]

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Bone marrow stem cells Work in the Elderly!! Another stem cell myth busted.

Do bone marrow stem cells work in the elderly? 80-year-old Georgia was suffering from back pain for many years. She also has many severe medical conditions including heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, and kidney failure. She is on dialysis. Her MRI revealed disc degeneration, disc bulges, severe facet joint arthritis, and spinal stenosis. She tried numerous […]

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From taking 60 Percocet a day to Zero. Can Stem Cells be Opioid sparing?

From Taking 60 Percocet a Day to Zero. Can Stem Cells Be Opioid Sparing? The opioid epidemic created havoc in America. Back pain is a very common reason for using opioids. Can Stem Cells be Opioid sparing? Glenn has been suffering from back pain for more than 15 yrs. All these years he has been […]

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Stem Cell Therapy and What Patients Should Know! The Truths and Myths.

Stem Cell Therapy – What Patients Should Know! The Truths and Myths. I want to emphasize that this article is about stem cell treatments for back pain and joint pain. There is a lot of confusion regarding stem cell therapy among both patients and physicians. I hope this blog would bring some clarity. The questions […]

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The unique complication of Intradiscal Stem Cells, Discitis. How to avoid it!!

Stem Cell Therapy and Discitis. Lower back pain is one of the most common medical complaints worldwide and the most prevalent cause of disability among Americans between 45 and 65 years of age. It is also the second most frequent reason for a physician office visit and is a common reason for lost workdays. Moreover, […]

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