Stem Cells Can Help Rebuild Joints

August 19, 2014 3:35 PM

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Stem Cells Can Help Rebuild Joints

Harnessing stem cells to cure disease is the hottest topic in injury and arthritis treatment today. By stimulating the adult stem cells found in our own bodies, we can amplify and speed up the natural healing process as well as grow new bone and cartilage to rebuild joints without the need for artificial replacements [1].

When we are injured, our body immediately begins the process of healing itself. The trauma or impact from injury results in damaged tissue, ruptured blood vessels and sometimes broken bones. The body responds by releasing fluid and blood cells into the injured area, which causes swelling. This infla...

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