Q1. How do stem cells work?
A1. Essentially, stem cells are progenitor cells which are capable of regeneration and differentiation into a wide range of specialized cell types. Once injected, stem cells follow inflammatory signals from damaged tissues and have multiple ways of repairing these damaged areas.

Q2. How are stem cells collected?
A2. Bone marrow and adipose tissue are collected from the patient in a hospital. These procedures are minimally invasive and done on an out-patient basis.

Q3. Will I be prescribed any drugs?
A3. The doctors will not prescribe any medication as a part of your treatment. However, they do advise a circulating stem cell enhancing supplement regime following treatment.

Q4. How long will it take to see results?
A4. Each treatment and patient is unique, and there is no guarantee of what results will be seen or how quickly they may be observed. Some patients have commented on changes during the course of their treatment, others have experienced improvement within 2 months of returning home.

Q5. Are there any side effects?
A5. Generally speaking, aside from the initial pain at the injection site, the patient will not experience any discomfort. . No long term negative side effects have been reported.

Q6. How much does this treatment cost?
A6. Treatment cost depends on the type of treatment required and will be discussed with you following patient application and diagnosis.

Q7. Will my insurance cover the cost of treatment?
A7. Insurance companies do not cover adult stem cell therapy.

Q8. Is physical therapy or rehabilitation available?
A8. Yes. According each patient’s needs, physical therapy will be recommended by our medical team and provided during the course of treatment.