New cutting-edge treatment options like amniotic membrane stem cell treatment may be used to successfully treat patients with conditions of the connective tissue, such as Achilles tendonitis, and degenerative arthritis.
Stem cell treatment takes advantage of the body’s ability to repair itself. With amniotic stem cell therapy, our sports medicine podiatrists introduce stem cells from amniotic tissues into your body. These stem cells have anti-inflammatory properties, similar to cortisone and steroids. However, stem cell therapy goes far beyond the benefits of standard pain-relieving treatments.
While cortisone and other drugs only provide temporary pain relief, stem cells actually restore degenerated tissue while providing pain relief. The growth factors in amniotic stem cells may replace damaged cells in your body. Additionally, stem cell treatment contains hyaluronic acid, which lubricates joints and tendons, easing the pain and helping restore mobility.
Amniotic stem cell therapy is very safe and effective. Learn more about several benefits stem cell therapy has to offer:
Yes. More than 10,000 stem cell treatment procedures have been performed at Weil Foot and Ankle Institute without a single reported adverse side effect.
Please call our Chicago podiatry office at (847) 390-7666 if you have any additional questions about stem cell injections, and we will be happy to provide you with all the information that you may need. With 15 podiatry offices in and around the Chicago area, there is sure to be an office near you!