ProgenCell is a clinic located in Tijuana, Mexico, which offers stem cell treatments with effective results. Based on the potential of bone marrow or adipose derived stem cells from the same person (autologous adult stem cells); these cells regenerate damaged tissue, increases efficiency of internal organs, and brings balance to the immune system, resulting in [...]
Stem cell therapy is helping professional athletes
Orthopedic specialists in the United States have recently been offering autologous treatments as a way of healing the injuries suffered by athletes. The goal of these treatments is to speed up recovery time by introducing the athlete's own stem cells into areas of the body suffering from damage and chronic inflammation. These doctors are reporting [...]
What’s it like to have your bone marrow harvested?
People can be squeamish about things they've never experienced before, especially when it comes to medical procedures, so we're not surprised when a prospective patient asks us about bone marrow. The fact of the matter is that the primitive bone marrow transplantation practiced on leukemia patients a half-century ago was slow and painful. But that [...]
How did medicine survive before FDA?
Those of us who practice on the forefront of medicine get tired of hearing advice like “Don’t trust any doctor whose treatments aren’t approved by the FDA” from bureaucrats and laymen.
It’s not that we have anything against the FDA – we’re really natural allies in the advancement of medical practice because we give them discoveries that they turn into accepted procedures.
Tijuana is a pleasant surprise.
I am very grateful to ProgenCell for giving me back the full use of my leg. About five years ago I fractured my kneecap playing volleyball in college. My orthopedic surgeon wanted to operate but he couldn’t guarantee success and even mentioned that there was a big chance that things would come out even worse [...]
Three are better than one
A year ago I started stem-cell therapy at ProgenCell. I had a problem with my knee from an old bicycle accident. I used to race competitively until one day I took a hard spill – my front wheel seized up and I flew tail over teakettle onto the road, knee first. My bones were okay [...]