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Will stem cell therapy help with arthritis?

Patients considering stem cell therapy for arthritis always ask if the therapy is safe and effective. Most stem cell therapy using adult stem cells is considered safe because the stem cells are collected from the patient, minimizing the risk of an unwanted reaction. The most common side effects are temporary swelling and minor discomfort. Many […]

FDA Approves New Clinical Trial Using Stem Cells to Treat Non-Healing Wounds

FUTURISTIC HEALING Using stem cells to heal wounds is not a new concept, but up until recently testing has been largely experimental. Stem cells have been tested for skin tissue engineering and wound healing, regenerative wound healing, and at Samford Health as a treatment for shoulder injuries.  The FDA has approved the institution’s second-ever adipose-derived stem cell clinical trial which […]