Josh Hamilton Gets Stem Cell/PRP Injections

Posted on April 6, 2016


Rangers assistant general manager Thad Levine said the five-time All-Star, bothered by swelling in the knee, received a stem cell and platelet rich plasma injection Monday, when he was examined by Dr. James Andrews.


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What Are PRP injections?

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What are PLATELET-RICH PLASMA (PRP) Treatments? The body has an amazing capacity to heal itself. When the body becomes injured, a natural healing process occurs to repair the damaged tissue. The body signals platelets and other components in our blood supply to migrate to the site of injury. Under normal conditions, these platelets release a […]

About Stem Cells

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STEM CELL THERAPY, AT WAKE SPORTS MEDICINE: The use of adipose tissue has taken on increasing importance in the field of regenerative stem cell therapy. It has recently obtained FDA clearance, but as of today, insurance companies are not covering this procedure. It makes use of the high stem cell density of adipose thought to […]