5 THINGS TO KNOW: About Stem Cell Therapy and Back Pain & Injury
#1: Stem cell therapy at Okyanos is a same-day outpatient procedure. Patients arrive the day before treatment.
#2: They undergo minimally invasive liposuction to obtain their own stem cells from fat.
#3: An orthopedic specialist delivers the stem cells by direct injection or via ultrasound or fluoroscopy-guided imaging.
#4: Adult stem cells can help regulate chronic inflammation in the injured area.
#5: Stem cells may also reduce the need for pain medication that can cause long-term side effects.
Treatment results may vary. For more information visit www.okyanos.com
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