How Does Stem Cell Therapy Work?

It’s normal for our bodies to deteriorate over time, and general wear-and-tear can lead to many health issues, including degenerative disc disease. If you’re experiencing chronic pain, stiffness, and fatigue, it might be time to look into regenerative medicine. 

At Cell Bionics Institute, with locations in Sterling, Virginia, and Utica, New York, Dr. Nameer Haider is a pioneer when it comes to utilizing stem cell research in practical applications. His revolutionary Biodisc® procedure can provide your body with the resources it needs to begin recovering. 

Understanding stem cell therapy

Stem cells have developed a controversial reputation, and there’s still much to be discovered. However, scientists have a strong grasp on what stem cells are, and they’re beginning to learn how we can use them to boost modern medicine.

Every cell in your body was developed from a stem cell through a process known as specialization/differentiation. If your body needs more blood cells, your stem cells begin branching out and developing the necessary characteristics to become those cells. The daughter cells multiply, while the remaining stem cells renew themselves.

Stem cells are the only cells in your body that are capable of transforming into other types of cells. This makes them extremely valuable; if your body becomes injured or needs to rejuvenate itself, stem cells can fill whatever niche is needed.

Stem cell therapy works by introducing fresh stem cells, which are used by the body to heal injuries or illnesses. This is a form of regenerative medicine, which aims to boost your body’s natural healing ability.

How to tell if stem cell therapy is right for you

Regenerative medicine is a well-known concept, but stem cell research changed the way we think about healing. Many stem cell therapies are still being refined and developed, but certain treatments have become more readily available in recent years. 

For example, stem cells have been used to treat lower back pain, and the results have been promising. The spine naturally deteriorates over time, which can lead to herniated discs and degenerative disc disease. Spinal discs receive very little blood flow, which makes them difficult for your body to heal. 

Dr. Haider developed the Biodisc procedure, where he injects the stem cells directly into these damaged discs. Once injected, the stem cells stimulate growth factors, which boosts the healing process. This allows your body to heal naturally, without surgical intervention.

While no treatment is infallible, the Biodisc procedure provides an alternative solution to those suffering from back pain. If you’re struggling with herniated discs or degenerative disc disease, regenerative medicine might help you avoid surgery. 

To learn more about stem cell therapy, get in touch with Dr. Haider and his team at Cell Bionics Institute. You can schedule a consultation by calling the location closest to you, or book an appointment online.

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