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Common Stem Cell Questions Answered

There are a lot of myths and misunderstandings surrounding stem cell therapy. Regenerative healthcare is completely safe and pain-free! Read the frequently asked questions below to learn more about the realities of stem cell therapy. Visit our Success Stories page to learn more about how this treatment changes lives. Do you still have a question that needs to be answered? Don’t be afraid to contact us!

Are stem cells safe?

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Yes! Stem cells are a safe and effective way to treat your pain naturally. Stem cells are harvested through a pain-free, consensual procedure from umbilical cords after birth. These stem cells are then stored in FDA regulated stem cell banks to ensure they’re of the highest-quality! 

Are stem cells FDA approved?

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Stem cells are currently regulated by the FDA and stored within stem cell banks. These banks maintain optimal conditions to ensure stem cells are high-quality and safe for use in stem cell thearpy

Do Stem Cells need to match my DNA?

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No! Because stem cells are unspecialized cells that have yet to develop, they do not need to match your DNA. They will specialize into whatever it is your body needs! Unlike other types of stem cell treatment which do require a DNA match, umbilical cord stem cell therapy does not. 

Will Stem Cells work for me?

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Stem cells work for people with a variety of painful conditions or injuries. It’s best to do stem cell therapy while you still have healthy tissue in the affected area. Those whose conditions are too degenerative might not be candidates for stem cell therapy. The best way to know for sure if stem cell therapy is a good fit for you is to visit our office for a consultation! We will review your medical history to determine if this is the right treatment for you. 

How do Stem Cells work?

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Stem cells work by regenerating healthy tissue and specialized cells in affected areas. These types of cells are attracted to inflammation, so they’ll find the areas of your body that need repairing. Stem cells heal your body by multiplying until the area recovers naturally. Stem cells are the natural building blocks of the body! See how they can help you! 

What types of Stem Cells are there?

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You’ve probably heard of different types of stem cells. At Lonestar Progressive Medicine, we use umbilical cord stem cells. These are shown to be the most powerful at regenerating the human body naturally. Other types include bone marrow stem cells and amniotic tissue therapy, but the results of these treatments are less conclusive.

What types of Stem Cells do you use?

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At Lonestar Progressive Medicine, we only use umbilical cord stem cells. These have the highest percentage of active stem cells, and they’re safe and effective. There are no side-effects associated with this treatment, and it’s as simple as one injection.

Where do Stem Cells come from?

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Stem cells come from a variety of different sources. At Lonestar Progressive Medicine, we use stem cells from umbilical cords. These are harvested through a safe and painless procedure, and they are then stored in FDA regulated cell banks. Stem cell therapy is safe and effective!

How much does Stem Cell therapy cost?

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At this time, most insurance plans do not cover the cost of stem cell treatment. That being said, the full cost of treatment is generally lower than most insurance copays or the cost of more expensive treatments. Remember, stem cell therapy is a permanent solution that won’t require years of medication or continued surgery.



Are you considering stem cell therapy?

You don’t have to live your life with chronic pain. Lone Star Progressive Medicine has helped countless patients reclaim their freedom to live a pain-free life, and we can help you too! It’s normal to have questions about stem cell therapy, and we want to make sure you’re as comfortable as possible before committing to a new treatment. Stem cell therapy is risk-free and has no adverse side effects, but it isn’t right for every patient. To explore if stem cell therapy is right for you, contact us below.


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