What is the Regeneris Spine Protocol?

The Regeneris Spine protocol targets the patient’s own cells to repair damage. This approach builds on the established field of cellular therapies that have proven valuable for a variety of medical purposes today. Our research with stromal vascular stem cell and platelet rich plasma treatments cover various conditions, including arthritis. The Regeneris Spine protocol is a minimally-invasive procedure using injections that can be performed on an outpatient basis using local anesthesia.

 

Don’t Operate – Regenerate!

Back, neck, and spine pain can really put a strain on daily life activities and may prevent you from living life to its fullest. If you are experiencing pain in your back, neck, or spine, you may be a candidate for the The Regeneris Spine protocol. Surgery and steroids are possible solutions for the pain, but for these treatments patients must commit to strict and lengthy recoveries. Regeneris Medical offers a minimally-invasive procedure that uses cells from your own body in an effort to target growth factors to the damaged joint.  The hope is to offer relief with an injection rather than with surgery.

Benefits of the Regeneris Spine Protocol over Surgery 

There are numerous reasons why The Regeneris Spine protocol might be a better choice than surgery:

Anesthesia Risks

Surgery, which is often performed under general anesthesia increases a patient’s risk of complications during and after surgery. General anesthesia is also more likely to cause side effects like nausea and vomiting and extends the recovery process. The Regeneris Spine protocol is performed using local anesthesia, reducing many of those risks.

Time in Hospital

The Regeneris Spine protocol is performed on an outpatient basis, which means you return home a few hours after your treatment to recover in the comfort of your home. A spinal/back operation requires a hospital stay of 1-2 days, and a full recovery time of several months.

Recovery Time

Recovery from spinal surgery is extensive and often painful. For most patients, it takes at least 6 to 8 months before any true relief can be felt after the surgery and only after to committing to a strict strength training regimen to regain strength in the joint. Regeneris Spine protocol patients are instructed to refrain from rigorous physical activity for about two weeks, although gradual stretches and exercises are encouraged almost right away in order to keep the joint mobile after treatment.

Results

Surgery on the spine can cause more problems for a patient than it can solve. Operations performed on the spine tend to carry higher risk due to the various side effects of invasive procedures. Efficacy of the Regeneris Spine protocol is still under investigation but generally differs for each patient, so the amount of time before a patient needs another injection varies. 

State-of-the-Art Technology

The Regeneris Spine protocol involves two distinct, state-of-the-art technologies:

Stromal Vascular Fraction (SVF)

This technology is used to extract stem cells from autologous fat tissue, rather than blood or bone marrow. Removing stem cells through this method results in a much higher yield of the cells, which produces the best possible outcome from your procedure. The autologous fat is removed from the body via a minimally-invasive liposuction procedure under local anesthesia.

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

This substance in your blood contains a high concentration of growth factors that stimulate the body’s healing response. When administered to an injured area, the platelets create an environment that can induce healing of the tendons, muscles, ligaments and joints. PRP has been used as a dental and cosmetic therapy since the 1990s and more recently, has shown potential benefit in the medical realm.

About the Protocol

The Regeneris Spine protocol is performed in our office on an outpatient basis, starting with the extraction of fat to collect the necessary stem cells. Blood is also drawn to process the PRP that will be administered along with the stem cells. Under local anesthesia, the stem cells, progenitor cells and platelet rich plasma are injected directly into the injured joint(s). In most cases, patients may only require one treatment session to achieve their full results.

You should be able to return to all of your regular activities within 1-2 days after your Regeneris Spine protocol. The injected cells should immediately begin secreting growth factors to stimulate healing and dependent on the amount of regeneration that ensues, the results may vary but could last years. As you continue to age, you may need another Regeneris Spine protocol to maintain your improved comfort and range of motion in the joint.

The Regeneris Spine protocol is considered a new field of medicine, but experts of the technology hope regenerative medicine will eliminate the need for spine surgery at some point in the future. Regeneris Medical is currently looking for patients to participate in this new field and see for themselves the potential benefits of this non-invasive approach to joint degeneration. To learn more, contact Regeneris Medical today at 855-734-3678.

Commonly Affected Areas

Our regenerative orthopedic patients are seeking stem cell therapy in the following areas:

Knee

Several common causes of knee pain have shown positive response to regenerative treatments, including osteoarthritis, meniscus and other ligament damage, traumatic injuries, and other degenerative conditions. Other causes can include age-related degeneration and overuse conditions. By applying stem cell therapy we can alleviate most degenerative conditions through minimally invasive stem cell injections for your knee pain.

Hip

Hip pain can restrict mobility and prevent sufferers from enjoying activities of daily life. Hip surgery is often offered as a solution, but can result in lengthy and painful downtime. Alternatively, cellular therapies show promise in treating causes of hip pain such as injury, hip arthritis, and other degenerative conditions.

Shoulder

Shoulder pain can cause reduced range of motion and prevent patients from engaging fully in daily life. Common causes of shoulder pain include trauma or injury, arthritis, and other degenerative and age-related conditions. Those who suffer from shoulder pain can avoid costly and painful surgeries with cellular therapies.

 

Hand & Elbow

Pain in the elbows, hands, and wrist can be debilitating, and can prevent patients from participating in many activities of daily living. Cellular therapies have the potential to relieve pain in the elbow, hand, and wrist caused by arthritis, injury, and other degenerative conditions.

 

Foot & Ankle

Pain in the foot and ankle can feel especially debilitating due to it directly inhibiting mobility. Injury, arthritis, and other degenerative conditions can cause this kind of pain, and can prevent patients from walking or moving comfortably. Fortunately, cellular therapies for joint pain of the foot and ankle can provide potential benefit for patients.

 

Neck, Back & Spine

Neck and back pain can have many causes, two of the most common being degenerative disk disease and facet arthropathy. Some forms of back pain can also be caused by arthritis of the facet joints, the small joints where vertebra connect to their adjacent neighboring vertebrae. Fortunately, cellular therapies for neck, back and spine can provide potential benefit for patients.

Ready to Get Started?

Whether you are experiencing pain as a result of injury or trauma, or if a condition such as arthritis has made it difficult to stand, walk, or run, our doctors can discuss your candidacy for regenerative treatments as well as answer any other questions you may have. Each case is unique, so personal consultations and customized treatment plans are determined based on your condition and goals.

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