Each condition and patient is unique, there is no guarantee as to when the results will be reached. According to patient feedback, some patients report signs of improvement within a few days; however, to realize and achieve the complete effect it can take as long as six to nine months.
Frequently Asked Questions
When applied to damaged connective tissue located in a joint, it offers an optimum environment to decrease tension, strain and stress on your joint, essentially allowing the body time to restore and repair itself. Providing support, protection or cushioning to a damaged joint is not a new concept. Orthopedic and pain clinics often use hyaluronic acid to achieve the same purpose. The tissue product is meant for homologous use. What it did in the donor tissue (cushion and support) is what it is designed to do when applied to a patient’s tissue. Elements found in umbilical cord tissue include, proteins, cytokines, and growth factors that supplement its primary function.
To date, none of our patients have had any significant side effects
The simplest, most effective method is holding the vial in the palm of your hand (the clinician or the patient’s) for roughly 4 to 5 minutes. It is extremely important that this only be done once the patient is ready to be prepped for the procedure to achieve the best possible results.
What sets us apart, is that we use ultrasound diagnosis to identify the joint spacing in the soft tissue creating a very precise application.
Our office will schedule a consultation with one of our regenerative providers to review your medical background, records and radiologic studies to determine if you would be a candidate. We will also determine the likelihood of accomplishing your personal goals.
There are no major insurance carriers that provide coverage for the application of any tissue products
In some cases, yes physical rehabilitation is recommended by our providers. If we feel it will help improve a patient’s chances of a positive outcome and results.
NO. We only ever use the umbilical cord from a live healthy birthed baby.
The elements that make up the tissue product are all immune privileged, that means they do not activate or provoke the immune system’s response to foreign tissues.
No. You may NOT split the contents of the vial and use on 2 different patients. For regulatory and tracking purposes, the vials are SINGLE USE and can only be used on a SINGLE PATIENT.
Brandon Stem Cell Clinic keeps inventory cryopreserved on site. The providers can sometimes administer the tissue product the same day as your consultation. We can also schedule a time in the future to meet your needs.
Local anesthetics can be used however we do NOT want to infuse large amounts of any local anesthetic into the joint area. We have found most people have little to no issue without an anesthetic.