What about these “amniotic membrane stem cells” I’m seeing advertised?

Clinics are popping up offering “stem cell therapy off-the-shelf” without having to undergo a bone marrow aspiration or lipoaspiration. While there are no data comparing autologous stem cells to amniotic membrane preparation, these are two very different things that don’t really compare. The first thing to understand is that stem cells do not survive the … Continue reading What about these “amniotic membrane stem cells” I’m seeing advertised?

“Publish or Perish”… Bone marrow versus fat versus the combination

I’m very  happy to report that my manuscript comparing bone marrow stem cells to adipose stem cells to the combination of bone marrow stem and adipose stem cells for the treatment of knee arthritis and low back pain has been published in the Winter 2015 issue of “The Pain Practitioner”. Click here to see the … Continue reading “Publish or Perish”… Bone marrow versus fat versus the combination