How do Stem Cells – the Body Healers Work?

Stem cells have the ability to move to injured tissues. This occurs when the body suffers an injury or a disease which signals their release and migration to the distressed cells/tissue. Once stem cells reach the site of injury, they ‘dock’ on adjacent cells to begin their job. Stem cells serve as replacement cells andRead More

Non-Surgical Management of Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a neurological condition associated with a narrowing of the spinal canal where the spinal cord runs through. This causes pressure on the spinal cord and the affected individual will present with various neurological signs and symptoms depending on where the narrowing occurs in the spine. The most common area for stenosis toRead More

Is Stem Cell Therapy A Breakthrough For Achilles Tendonitis?

It seems that 2017 was the year of the Achilles as a number of high profile athletes suffered debilitating Achilles injuries throughout the year. Arsenal star Laurent Koscielny has been suffering throughout the year and requires constant treatment to keep him match fit. This comes after news that the Atlanta Brase Adonis Garcia suffered fromRead More

Causes and Management of Achilles Tendonitis

The Achilles tendons are the thick, fibrous tissue bands that connect the calve muscles in the lowers legs to the heel bones of the feet and are the largest tendons in the body. Inflammation of these tendons may occur due to overuse of the lower legs resulting in repetitive or intense strain on the AchillesRead More