Regenerative Medicine

Why Operate if You Can Regenerate?

By regenerating damaged tissues and organs in the body, regenerative medicine uses the body’s own repair mechanisms for healing.

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Regenerative Medicine In Virginia

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What is Regenerative Medicine?

Regenerative medicine works to restore the structure and function of damaged tissues and organs. The goal is to find a way to cure previously untreatable injuries and diseases, through the use of therapeutic stem cells, tissue engineering, and the production of artificial organs.

Regenerative medicine refers to a group of biomedical approaches to clinical therapies, that can involve the use of stem cells. Examples include cell therapies, immunomodulation therapy, and tissue engineering.

It has made its way into clinical practice with the use of materials that are able to assist in the healing process.

Regenerative Medicine Doctors

Using an integrative approach, the doctors at Virginia Integrative Practice treat the whole person in a dynamic physician-patient partnership. This combines the best of Family Medicine with medical scientific based natural therapies.

Our doctors are trained in family, integrative, and naturopathic medicine. With excellent medical skills, they provide an integrative approach that combines natural therapies, which includes: vitamins, minerals, botanicals, homeopathics, and appropriate pharmaceutical prescriptions.

Treating most medical conditions and a variety of complex cases, our doctors specialize in women’s health, endocrine issues, diabetes, pain, cardiovascular, autoimmune diseases, infections, allergies, and more.

They provide an individualized treatment plan that is specific for your optimal outcome and ensure you receive the best possible care.

Regenerative Medicine Treatments

The type of regenerative medicine that will work best for each patient depends on their condition and other circumstances. This will vary depending on how much is administered and how those regenerative cells are produced.

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Stem Cell Therapy

Stem cells are found in cord tissue banks that generate over 200 types of cells in your body. It can repair and regenerate muscle and soft tissue, cartilage, and bone. Stem Cell Therapy is capable of regenerating muscle and soft tissue, cartilage, and bone damaged by injury, disease, or age.

Prolotherapy

Prolotherapy is the injection of substances that promote and stimulate the growth of normal cells, tissues, or organs. It is used for injured joints and connective tissue, for patients with conditions like arthritis, whiplash, and degenerative disc disease.

Prolotherapy can also be used to treat a number of areas on your body, including your back, neck, knees, shoulders, hips, pelvic floor, and hands.

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)

Blood is mainly a liquid (plasma) with small solid components (red and white blood cells, and platelets). Platelet-rich plasma, however, contains more platelets than typically found in blood.

Many experts believe that natural healing properties are found in the blood’s platelet and plasma can be used to facilitate the healing and repair of sports injuries.

PRP treatment is used to treat chronic tendon injuries, arthritis, fractures, acute ligament and muscle injuries, and help aid the healing process during certain types of surgery.

Regenerative Medicine FAQs

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Has Regenerative Medicine Been Proven Successful?

Regenerative medicine has opened the doors to patients with chronic health conditions and long-term injuries. Beginning with the first organ transplant in 1954, and the first bone marrow transplant in 1956, regenerative medicine has grown in both scope and dimension.

By providing healthy, functional tissues and organs, it helps provide a greater quality of life for patients.

How Many Patients Have Benefited from Regenerative Medicine?

Regenerative medicine has brought hope to thousands and thousands of patients whose conditions were thought to be untreatable. It differs from traditional medicine, because it uses the patient’s own cells and tissues to treat the root of the cause.

Non-invasive and non-toxic, regenerative medicine heals the immune system, and helps the patient achieve both a physical and emotional balance.

What Can Be Treated with Regenerative Medicine?

The goal of regenerative medicine is to one day be capable of maintaining the body in such a way that there will be no need for full organ replacements.

Regenerative medicine is used to treat diabetes, urinary incontinence, cancer stem cells, and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, among other ailments. It’s also used for cardiac therapy, to treat valvular and regular heart disease.

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