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Ruptured Achilles Tendon PRP and Stem Cell Therapy

May 23, 2013

Ruptured Achilles Tendon PRP and Stem Cell Therapy  Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater Acute and chronic ankle problems are common sports injuries. Aruptured Achilles tendon is a very difficult dilemma. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy has been previously used by sports stars with success. Now Kobe Bryant has a torn Achilles tendon confirmed on MRI.  Bryant has had injuries before, turning tonPlatelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) for a knee problem. The road back to recovery from a ruptured Achilles tendon…

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T Regulatory Cells and Stem Cell Therapy: The T Rex of Helper Cells

May 10, 2013

T Regulatory Cells and Stem Cell Therapy: The T Rex of Helper Cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Wouldn’t a giant of a cell that heals injuries be nice? Well our body possesses such creatures. They are called regulatory cells. In the stem cell world, they serve a giant function, they assist in repair pathways by secreting repair chemicals known as cytokines or interleukins. The body’s cells communicates with each other by signaling molecules. These signaling molecules or cytokines…

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Shoulder Pain in a Patient’s Only Functional Arm, Treated With PRP and Stem Cells

May 01, 2013

     Shoulder Pain in a Patient’s Only Functional Arm, Treated With PRP and Stem Cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl   Shoulder pain is bad enough. Imagine if you only had one functional arm and that shoulder was going bad with arthritis. That is exactly the situation Dennis M. Lox, MD, faced. The patient had injured his dominant arm in a severe motorcycle accident, paralyzingly the nerve in the arm. This left him with only one functional arm, his…

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Manning and Peterson Made the Pro Bowl After Sensational Injury Comebacks

Apr 10, 2013

Manning and Peterson Made the Pro Bowl After Sensational Injury Comebacks Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Professional football players, Peyton Manning and Adrian Peterson have made the NFL Pro Bowl, following significant injuries last year where each underwent major surgery. Manning was out the entire 2011 season, with neck and back injuries that required several surgeries, as well as Stem Cell Therapy. Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings, injured his left knee December 2011and underwent major surgery. Peterson and Manning…

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Sulfuric Acid Burns treated with Stem Cells

Apr 09, 2013

Sulfuric Acid Burns treated with Stem Cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL      Russian Bolshoi ballet artistic director Sergei Filin was attacked on January 17, in which sulfuric acid was flung in his face. Russian doctors used umbilical cord stem cells to assist in the healing of his eyes and are optimistic his sight will be saved. He will continue with the stem cell treatment. Stem cells are finding many new applications for modern medicine. Multiple trials with blindness…

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Stem Cell Research: Capabilities Human Cloning?

Apr 06, 2013

Stem Cell Research: Capabilities Human Cloning? Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl As stem cell research as expanded a look back at Nobel Peace Prize for Medicine recipient, Dr. John Gurdon’s work. Gurdon first worked with frogs and then in 1996, Gurdon and reseachers cloned Dolly the sheep. Gurdon originally felt humans were 50 years away.  Gurdon a scientist at Cambridge often queries when he lectures on the subject to his audience, would it be appropriate for a couple who…

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Skeletal muscle regeneration and stem cells

Mar 22, 2013

Skeletal muscle regeneration and stem cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Researchers from Europe have embedded mesoangioblast stem cells in a specific scaffold and then injected this graft into mice with chronically inflamed and sclerotic muscles that were similar to an advanced muscular dystrophy into a potentially new therapeutic technique to repair and rebuild degenerative muscle disorders.  The research revealed an increase in survival of the stem cells and better organization of the muscle fibers in the chronically inflamed…

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