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Stem Cell Therapy on Hilton Head Island

Imagine being able to repair joints without potentially risky surgery. You can with the groundbreaking Stem Cell Therapy that’s now available by Dr. Heather Hinshelwood at Fraum Chiropractic Life Center, P.A..

The therapy has been used by numerous professional athletes to provide noninvasive treatment for injuries. You don’t, however, have to be an elite athlete to experience the benefits of Stem Cell, which is safe and effective.

An Alternative to Traditional Treatments

Perhaps you’ve tried conventional treatment such as surgery, steroid injections or anti-inflammatory medications to get pain relief. Those options may only provide temporary relief without getting to the root of the problem.

Are you suffering from pain in your joints or back, such as hip or knee, which prevents you from living life to the fullest? Are you not able to enjoy your grandchildren as you want to? Is walking, cycling, gardening, fishing, or exercising, no longer possible without pain? If you are missing out on your Golden Years, you need to see our regenerative medicine physician. At Fraum Chiropractic Life Center, P.A., we can determine if the newest innovations in stem cell therapies are right for you. With Stem Cell Therapy, however, you can experience relief and healing naturally and non-invasively.

Heather and Bree treat a patient with stem cells

The Treatment

The Treatment is done at our Hilton Head Island office. It is a simple non-surgical injection into the affected joint with no down time or lengthy recovery. You may maintain your normal lifestyle and allow the cells to create a balanced optimal environment in your joints so your body can repair itself.

You should feel maximal results within 10 to 12 weeks at which time you can increase your activity levels to match your comfort, but understand that the regenerative process can continue for long periods of time.

It is understood as get older, our body’s regenerative capabilities can wane, leaving us prone to a range of painful degenerative conditions.

Cells from a healthy baby’s umbilical cord could change this, providing the proteins, stem cells and growth factors needed to promote cell renewal and healing.

The Stem Cell Therapy Procedure

Stem Cell Therapy on Hilton Head IslandDr. Heather Hinshelwood (Dr. H for short) utilizes umbilical stem cells. Stem cell treatment works by using Umbilical cord cells include stem cells, growth factors and a range of other beneficial proteins and compounds. We use specific blood from the umbilical cord which has been purified to get rid of any harmful substances that might cause rejection of the treatment by your body. All the tissues are obtained are screened under FDA standards in conjunction with The American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB). Dr. Hinshelwood injects the treated cord blood into the affected area, where the various active compounds found in cord cells go to work immediately to begin inflammation reduction and the promotion of healthy cell division and renewal.

Some of the active compounds at work include VEGF (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor), IL-LRA (Interleukin-1, a receptor antagonist, stem cell factors (SCF), FGF-2 (Fibroblast Growth Factor-2) and Transforming Growth Factor-beta (TGF-beta). Each of these compounds has a slightly different effect, but the net result is that the damaged cells in your joints are given the ingredients they need to kick-start healthy renewal and regeneration. The injection changes the chemistry inside the joint, creating a healthier environment that encourages positive, healing changes to take place. A better blood supply to the area, a reduction in damaging chronic inflammation and stimulation of healthy tissue growth are all typical consequences of the minimally invasive stem cell treatments we provide. By using umbilical cord cells in this way, it’s possible to transform joint therapy into a holistic healing process that prompts the body to enhance its own regenerative efforts. This results in a natural process of joint health improvement in the weeks or months following the injection.

The cells introduced to your body through the injection begin to work as soon as they enter the joint area. They change the complex balance of chemical reactions taking place in the area, causing inflammation to slow and regeneration to speed up. Your body already knows what to do to heal itself; our treatment just accelerates the process. Some of the cells that form part of the treatment help your stem cells to respond to the joint trauma by creating fresh, healthy bone, cartilage and other important tissues.

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Regenerative Recovery

Umbilical cord cells contain growth factors, proteins, and stem cells that continue to produce additional growth factors and proteins for a period of time. These components have the potential to positively affect the environment inside the joint and to stimulate your own tissue to aid in the regenerative process while ALSO stimulating your NATIVE STEM CELLS to aid in regeneration.

Dr. H is among a select group of doctors around the United States to provide this revolutionary therapy in addition to PRP Therapy.

Who Can It Help?

The following are some of the many conditions that can benefit from Stem Cell/PRP:

  • Achilles tendon
  • Disc herniation
  • Knee injuries
  • Ligament tears
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Tennis elbow

knee before and after


Where do the stem cells come from?

We use stem cells that are taken from umbilical cords of planned C- sections. These are obtained from an FDA-approved lab.

Does insurance cover the therapy?

It does not; however, we invite you to speak with our team, who can discuss our convenient payment options with you.

If you’ve been suffering from chronic pain in the knee, shoulder, elbow or another area, Stem Cell/PRP may be the answer you’ve been looking for.

Get in touch with us to book a Hilton Head Island stem cell consultation!