Mesenchymal stem cell therapy (MSC) are multipotent cells that can differentiate into a variety of cell types, including osteoblasts (bone cells), chondrocytes (cartilage cells), and myocytes (muscle cells). Stem cell therapy offers a non-operative treatment option that supports healing by using a patient’s own cells.
As we age or have traumatic injuries, we may not be able to recruit enough of these cells to the site to fully repair the area. Stem cell procedures help overcome this problem by extracting stem cells from an area of high volume, then concentrating the cells and reinjecting them into the damaged area to help the body heal naturally. These cells exist inside all of us in various tissues, and help to repair damage due to a one time injury or overuse.