Stem cell therapy isn’t just for highly paid professional athletes — this innovative treatment is now available to patients of all backgrounds. At Local Foot Doc, in Brooklyn and Queens, New York, board-certified podiatrist Waldemar Majdanski, DPM, FACFAS, and his team of doctors use stem cell therapy to treat chronic pain and promote healing. For your convenience, there are two offices in Brooklyn and locations in the Queens neighborhoods of Woodhaven, Forest Hills, and Astoria. Schedule an appointment online or over the phone.
Stem cell therapy is a form of regenerative medicine. Regenerative medicine refers to a set of techniques that use the body’s natural self-healing abilities to treat a range of conditions.
Stem cells are “undifferentiated” biological cells. They can transform into other, specific kinds of cells and divide into more stem cells, promoting healthy tissue growth and reducing inflammation. They’re effective for treating ligament, tendon, and joint injuries.
In stem cell therapy, your doctor implants stem cells into the site of an injury. The cells immediately begin to multiply and turn into the type of cells your body needs to heal the injury. The stem cells also trigger this process in nearby cells.
Because stem cells naturally occur in your body, you accept them easily. Your body’s innate healing process speeds up because of the higher concentration of stem cells.
Stem cell therapy is effective for treating conditions including:
At Local Foot Doc, the team of doctors takes a conservative, nonsurgical approach to treatment wherever possible.
If rest, physical therapy, and orthotics aren’t effective for healing your foot and ankle injury or improving your chronic pain, your doctor may recommend stem cell therapy as a next step. With stem cell therapy, you may be able to treat your condition without surgery.
Reasons to consider stem cell therapy include:
To learn more about stem cell therapy, schedule an appointment at Local Foot Doc online or over the phone.