Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries

Sports injuries can occur throughout your body to bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and other structures due to sports, exercise, trauma, direct impact or overuse of muscles or joints.

A sports injury can be acute or chronic. The most frequent sports injuries are broken bone, cartilage tear, dislocation, tendinitis, sprains and strains. The most common parts of the body affected are the Achilles tendon, ankle, elbow, head, knee and shoulder.

Treatment of severe sports injuries includes immobilization, injections to reduce swelling and pain, anti-inflammatory medications, physical therapy and surgery.

Stem cell-enriched products have been reported to promote the repair of injured tissue.

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Osteoarthritis (OA)

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a complex

musculoskeletal disorder with profound social and economic costs. OA is one of the top five causes of disability in the US, affecting 27-million Americans, including about 14% of adults aged 25 and older, 80% of the population over 65.

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Autism

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental

disability that can cause significant social, communication, and behavioral challenges. The learning, thinking, and problem-solving abilities of people with ASD can range from gifted to severely challenged. Some people with ASD need a lot of

help in their daily lives, while others may need less.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the

most common inflammatory autoimmune arthritis, affecting more than 1.3 million Americans. About 75% of patients with RA are women. Even though RA can start at any age, it usually begins between 30 and 50.

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Wound Healer

Wound healing is a normal biological process in the human body and a natural reaction to tissue injury. For a wound to heal, four phases must occur in the right time frame: hemostasis, inflammation, proliferation, and remodeling.

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Crohn’s Disease (CD)

Crohn’s disease (CD) is a type of chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract. Crohn’s disease mostly affects younger people (late teens, 20s and early 30s), although it can occur at all ages. It causes the digestive tract to become swollen and irritated. Patients experience symptoms like abdominal pain, diarrhea, weight loss and rectal bleeding.

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Our Ultimate Goal

The goal is to make stem cell-based anti-inflammatory, regenerative, and reparative products accessible and available to everyone who can benefit from them.