How Fast Do Stem Cell Treatments Work?

A common question from many, "How long after I get the stem cells will I feel better?"

Traditional medicine performs a cortisone injection, and folks are told they should feel better within a day, or so.  The duration of benefit is short, a fewdays to a few weeks.

Regenerative Medicine uses stem cell solutions which contain mesenchymal stem cells and multiple growth factors.  The onset of improvement is slower.  Here a treatment is administered with the aim to be reduction of inflammation (pain) and to regenerate new tissue.  this takes time.  I tell our clients average is 4-6 weeks.  Many will begin to notice they can walk faster, stand up straighter, or no longer need to use their arms to get out of a chair.  It is a gradual improvement.

However, all clinics have some clients who swear they expeienced a dramatic improvement within a day, or so.  We have had this happen woth some of your people.  This does not look to be a placebo response, as it continues with the person.

So, the best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago.  Nexxt best time is today.  Same with getting your pains improved with Regenerative Medicine.  Should have done is a few months ago.  But didn't.  So, next best time is today.

Author
Roy Hall MD Dr. Hall is the owner of Mountain Health Functional Medicine, located in Billings, MT. He is a certified practitioner of Functional Medicine through the Institute for Functional Medicine.

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