INTRO TO STEM CELLS

You are invited to this complimentary presentation to learn how stem cells can help improve your health. Topics covered will be: Stem Cell Basics: What are stem cells, and how can they help you? How Stem Cell Therapy Can Improve Your Health: Currently used to treat: Orthopedic Conditions, Autoimmune Disorders, Ophthalmologic Conditions, Urologic Conditions, Pulmonary […]

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Stem Cells Used to Grow New, Functioning Human Muscles

Stem cell treatments are an especially innovative technique in the research, treatment, and understanding of diseases and injuries. And while we’re already studying the use of stem cells for a variety of conditions to do things like stimulate healing and regeneration of degenerated, painful, or inflamed tissues, researchers are continually discovering groundbreaking new capabilities of […]

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What are the Benefits of Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy?

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a safe, effective, and innovative treatment option for joint pain, tendon injuries, and back problems. The advantages of PRP therapy compared to other procedures include reduced downtime and improved outcomes. PRP uses the patient’s own blood platelets to jumpstart the body’s natural healing process, delivering optimum pain relief. How does PRP […]

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Football-CTE Link

“Certainly yes,” was the response of Jeff Miller, senior vice president of health and safety for the National Football League, when asked at a recent congressional hearing on concussions if there is a connection between football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). CTE is a degenerative neurological disease caused by repeated traumas to the head and […]

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What is Platelet‐Rich Plasma (PRP)?

Here at Illinois Pain Institute we offer multiple minimally invasive procedures, but one in particular is unfamiliar to many patients. Platelet‐Rich Plasma treatment, also known as PRP, is growing in popularity among many famous athletes such as Matt Forte, Derrick Rose, Maria Sharapova, Brian Urlacher, and Kobe Bryant, just to name a few. What is […]

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