Lower back pain and knee pain are a common issue affecting mobility in many Americans. The newest treatment for conditions causing these pains like Degenerative Disc Disease and Knee Osteoarthritis involves the use of Stem Cells, but how does it work? To understand this treatment, let's first take a look at what conditions like Degenerative Disc Disease entail.
Cleaning external surfaces and washing hands are very important during the CoVid-19 outbreak. Another key factor is to build your own immune system. Eating immunity building foods like citrus fruits, garlic, broccoli, and spinach is always beneficial. Another effective and quick way to get high doses of vitamins is intravenously (IV). The Recovery Room is open for appointments if you are interested in scheduling a IV therapy session.
The field of regenerative medicine has gained significant interest over the past few years. The concept of achieving pain relief while avoiding surgery is a significant factor in its increased interest. Unfortunatley, the intense desire to seek out regenerative options has led to the development of “stem cell clinics” providing false claims and procedures performed by non-specialists or non-physicians. However, when performed correctly, regenerative medicine can offer great value to the future of medicine, including for patients seeking pain prevention and injury treatment.
Today’s regenerative medicine encompasses a wide variety of treatments and technologies that include but are not limited to stem cells. Many products involve the use of autologous stem cells through blood or bone marrow aspiration as well a liquid solutions to help aid a healing environment. This article will discusses the specific areas of regenerative medicine used at The Recovery Room Sports and Regenerative Medicine Clinic.
Planned and routine recovery is important to incorporate in one's active lifestyle. Dedicating 2-3 days/week to active recovery can be the determining factor to performance and preventing injury for any active individual or athlete.
Dr. Mehta's Top 5 Recovery Tips/Tools for every active individual
1) Normatec compression boots should be utilized before or after workout to reduce muscle soreness and reduce the buildup of lactic acid, a common chemical that builds up after exercise.
2) Foam rolling and stretching are important to continue to reduce tendon and muscle tightness to help with maintaining mobility after repetitive exercise and movements.