Wharton’s Jelly Stem Cells
These types of cells are special in their own ways and they come from the umbilical cord. These are mesenchymal stem cells are overlooked by the immune system, therefore, there is little to no risk of rejection of the treatments made from the cells. These are also known as umbilical cord stem cells that are used by medical providers to help treat a number of chronic conditions and other acute health issues.
How to collect Wharton’s Jelly stem cells
Generally, the Wharton’s Jelly stem cells are gathered after a healthy delivery. Mothers give their consent to donate the cells, sign a release, and then the stem cells are sent to an FDA approved lab. The cells are then tested and analyzed before being frozen for further use. When a patient is prepared for the therapy with these cells, their provider requests them.
Conditions treated by Wharton’s Jelly stem cells
Wharton’s Jellystem cells are used by medical providers to help treat many conditions. The cells are known to decrease inflammation, emit growth factors that repair tissue, and regulate the immune system. This treatment is regularly used to help recover tissue that is no longer repairing itself without assistance. One use is for cochlear repairs, the stem cells may mend the tissues of the ear that are harmed from contaminates and wounds. Individuals with brain injuries may also benefit from this therapy since the stem cells may repair blood vessels, and neurons in the brain. The cells are likewise utilized for the recovery of cartilage in the knee and hip. Wharton’s Jelly may also be used to help treat diabetic neuropathy. Using the therapy may help to avoid the requirement for a hip or knee replacement.
Wharton’s Jelly Treatments benefits
If you are looking for a less invasive way to treat conditions that are difficult to manage, then Wharton’s Jelly treatments may be a great option for you. These stem cells can turn into different cell types in a single individual. They may repair a combination of bone, cartilage, vascular tissue muscle, or neurons from one treatment.
For more information about these Wharton’s Jelly stem cells or to find out if this type of therapy may be right for you, call us today. We can schedule an appointment for you with one of our providers.