Orthopedic Surgeons & Sports Medicine Specialists located in Benton, Cabot, Hot Springs Village, Little Rock, North Little Rock, & White Hall, AR
Thanks to regenerative medicine, it’s possible to replace tissues damaged by disease, injury, or genetics. At Martin Orthopedics, the team of board-certified, fellowship-trained physicians uses regenerative medicine to relieve pain and encourage the body’s natural healing process. To make an appointment at the office in Little Rock, North Little Rock, Hot Springs Village, Benton, Cabot, or White Hall, Arkansas, call or book online today.
Regenerative Medicine Q & A
What is regenerative medicine?
Regenerative medicine uses natural growth factors, like platelet-rich plasma or stem cells, to repair soft tissues. Treatment is minimally invasive and requires no downtime or recovery period. What’s more, because regenerative medicine uses all-natural compounds, there’s little risk of side effects.
What types of issues can regenerative medicine treat?
At Martin Orthopedics, the team uses regenerative medicine to treat various musculoskeletal issues, including:
- Carpal tunnel
- Hand pain
- Hip pain
- Neck pain
- Back pain
- Foot and ankle pain
- Knee pain
- Meniscus tears
- Rotator cuff tears
- Shoulder pain
You might also benefit from regenerative medicine if you need to undergo orthopedic surgery or you experience a sports-related injury.
What are the types of regenerative medicine?
The team at Martin Orthopedics offers several types of regenerative medicine:
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP)
Platelet-rich plasma uses growth factors from your blood to relieve pain or inflammation caused by an illness or orthopedic injury. Once the PRP solution enters your body, it increases circulation to the area and encourages the creation of new, healthy cells.
Stem cell therapy
Stem cell therapy uses special cells to treat injuries. Stem cells are unique in that they can transform into any other type of cell. That capability makes them ideal for managing sports-related injuries like torn ligaments and tendons or strained muscles.
Prolotherapy is a type of regenerative medicine that treats damaged joints and connective tissue. During prolotherapy, your Martin Orthopedics provider injects a saline solution into a damaged joint or areas near your spine.
The solution irritates the injury, triggering your body’s natural healing process. Over time, that relieves the pain and causes your body to grow new nerves and tissue.
Is regenerative medicine right for me?
Following a physical exam and a review of your health history, the team at Martin Orthopedics can develop a custom care plan that aligns with your needs.
Is regenerative medicine safe?
Yes. Regenerative medicine is safe and usually well-tolerated. Since the treatment uses your body’s growth factors, like stem cells or platelets, there’s little risk of infection or an allergic reaction. You might experience some mild swelling at the injection site, but that should subside within a few days.
To see if you can benefit from regenerative medicine, make an appointment at Martin Orthopedics by calling the nearest office or scheduling online today.
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