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Torn ACL Cell Treatment

Does your knee ache and swell up after vigorous physical activity? Have you been hearing a popping or crunching sound followed by pain or knee weakness? You may be suffering from a torn ACL, a common inju-ry among physically active people and sports enthusiasts.

Regenerative medicine specialists have been performing cell therapies on professional athletes for over 20 years. When live cells are injected into damaged ligament tissue they can stimulate your cells to repair and restore your torn ACL, relieving or reducing pain while promoting the growth of new cells in your knee tissue.

A torn ACL can be very painful and debilitating, but cell therapy may help you return to the workplace and leisure activities that have been curtailed by your injury.

What are the symptoms of a torn ACL?

The signs and symptoms are fairly straightforward:

  • a loud popping sound or popping sensation in your knee
  • severe knee pain and inability to walk or stand without pain
  • swelling that starts within a few hours
  • limited or lost range of motion
  • a feeling of knee weakness when weight is applied

People who experience ACL injury are more likely to develop knee osteoarthritis, a condition that deteriorates joint cartilage and makes its smooth surface rougher. Even if you have reconstructive surgery on your ligament, arthritis may still develop.

The severity of your original injury, related knee injuries, and your level of post-injury activity may influence the incidence of arthritis.

What causes an ACL to tear?

Your ACL is the anterior cruciate ligament—one of the major ligaments in your knee. It gives your knee rotational stability and mobility. Sudden stops, jumps, or direction changes, like those often executed in basketball, soccer, football, tennis, and gymnastics can damage it, causing a partial or complete tear. Mild knee injury may overextend your ACL but not tear it.

How is a torn ACL diagnosed?

We will first perform a physical exam, checking your knee for swelling and tenderness, and moving it into different positions to assess range of motion and overall function.

A physical exam often suffices to make a diagnosis, but we may also recommend the following tests to rule out other causes or to determine your injury’s severity:

  • X-ray: can show bone fractures, but cannot provide images of damaged soft tissues like ligaments and tendons
  • MRI (magnetic resonance imaging): radio waves and a magnetic field create images of your tissues, showing the extent of your ACL injury and other damaged knee tissues
  • Ultrasound: sound waves create images of your body’s internal structures, including soft tissues like ligaments, tendons, and muscles

 

How can cells treat a torn ACL?

Traditionally, knee replacement surgery and other invasive procedures have been the leading methods of treating a torn ACL, offering mixed results. For over 20 years clinical trials have been demonstrating promising results of cell injections as an efficacious ACL and knee tissue treatment.

An ACL tear may be treated by injecting 5 million live-nucleated cells into your injured knee tissue. Live-nucleated cells, including mesenchymal cells, are harvested from an umbilical cord shortly after a mother gives birth. The umbilical cord is the leading source of viable mesenchymal cells.

When we inject cells into an area near injured tissue, they may inhibit damaging inflammation and regulate your immune system. At the same time, mononucleated cells produce growth factors that increase vasculature, repair damaged cells, and stimulate tissue regeneration with growth factors, proteins, and cytokines.

Are umbilical cord cells FDA approved?

Global Transformation Longevity obtains its Cells Products from a FDA registered and State licensed tissue bank. In Global Transformation Longevity, we are committed to improving lives and outcomes of treatments for individuals suffering from injuries, preventing aging, and enhancing lives through regenerative medicine therapies.

Our Cell products is harvested from birth tissues taken from carefully screened mothers at the time of cesarean section, which activates bodies own healing power endowed by God upon ones birth.

What are the side effects of cell injections?

Most patients tolerate cell injections well, with few or no side effects. However, all medical procedures present the possibility of side effects. Most commonly reported are slight pain or soreness near the injection site. As with any other injection procedure, there is a small risk of bacterial infection NOT associated with the cellular product.

Discuss your medical history, expectations, and any medications you’re currently taking with your doctor. While most people are good candidates for cell injections, certain medical conditions may interact with cell therapy.

If you experience any severe or prolonged side effects, don’t wait—contact your healthcare provider or seek emergency medical attention right away.

 

Is cell therapy safe?

Cell products have the potential to treat a vast number of medical conditions. They’re already becoming a common alternative to risky, expensive surgeries in orthopedics especially sports medicine, which has been treating athletes with regenerative therapies for over 20 years. However, the science demonstrating the benefits and safety behind each of these products is still in developmental stages.

That being said, thousands of studies around the world have demonstrated positive outcomes of cell use and show that cells derived from the umbilical cord are able to regulate our immune system more effectively than cells derived from bone marrow or fat.

How many cells does it take to treat my tissue damage?

Worldwide clinical research and experience over almost 20 years have given us some effective parameters for various types of injury. After examining and assessing the nature and severity of your injury, medical history, and general health, we will decide how many million cells are needed for fast, effective treatment.

Is it normal to have an inflammatory response after my injection?

It is not uncommon to have an inflammatory response after a cell injection. This is not because your body is rejecting the cells. It may actually be a positive sign that the live cells are creating a healing response.

The degree of inflammatory response to our live nucleated cells can vary based on:

  • the levels of IL-6 within your joint or tissue
  • the severity of damage and current inflammation in your joint
  • PRP therapy in conjunction with cell injection increases the probability of an inflammatory response

 

What are the risks or side effects of cell injections?

As with any other injection procedure, there is a small risk of bacterial infection not associated with the injected cells. If you experience severe pain, bleeding, or swelling at your injection site, or if you experience fever, nausea, dizziness, vomiting, or any other concerning symptoms, don’t wait—call your medical provider or seek emergency medical care right away.

Will I be given an anesthetic?

You may be given a small amount of local anesthetic to numb the needle pathway on your skin. However, we will not apply large amounts of local anesthetic into the area being treated. Studies have shown that doing so may damage the nucleated cells.

How long does it take to get relief?

Pain relief typically begins immediately after your treatment. Regeneration time varies depending on the severity of your injury and your ability to follow post-treatment care instructions, along with your rehabilitation program to strengthen affected areas.

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A torn ACL can cause intense pain, limiting your ability to walk, work, and enjoy the best things in life. Cell injection therapy may be able to help repair your ACL, reduce or eliminate your pain, and improve your quality of life. To speak with a cell injection specialist in Calabasas today, call (818) 230-2202

How can regenerative therapy heal my injury?

 

The cells in your body are brimming with regenerative potential. Together, your cells and our cells may be able to reduce or eliminate your pain, regenerate your tissue, and revive the range of movement you may have thought you’d lost permanently.

Unlike surgery, which removes tissue and bone from your body, regenerative medicine harvests live cells. These are injected directly into your pain site, stimulating your own cells to regenerate themselves.

Depending on your age, body type, genetics, and injury severity, the live nucleated cells we deliver to your tissue may continue producing human growth factors for weeks, sometimes even months. As with all medical procedures, success rates will also vary depending on all these factors. To find out whether cell therapy is for you, schedule a consultation today! Call (818) 230-2202 .

 

 

How do cells regenerate tissue?

Injured cells in your skin, bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and connective joints send out signals. Cells respond to those signals, migrate, to the injured tissue, and release proteins that nourish and stimulate your own cells to begin regenerating.

Once we inject them, cells next to your cells and release growth factors, cytokines, and chemokines, which then may:

  • activate T-cells to secrete proteins
  • open up your blood vessels and form new ones
  • move cells out of your blood vessels and into the tissues surrounding them
  • stimulate your cells to regenerate your tissue
  • inhibit your inflammation
  • regulate your immune system
Shoulder and Rotator Cuff Treatment in Calabasas, CA

 

If pain, inflammation, and reduced mobility are making it difficult or impossible to move your arm and shoulder, you may have injured your shoulder or rotator cuff. This injury is common in patients whose occupation or hobby requires repetitive overhead arm motions. Desperate patients often turn to surgery.

The vast majority of rotator cuff patients aren’t aware that often their surgery does not fully repair all of their damaged tissue – despite the pain relief and improved range-of-motion they feel… for a while. Long-term outcomes, however, aren’t always so good when damaged tissue is left behind.

Regenerative medicine offers effective treatment of shoulder and rotator cuff damage via one of the most potent methods known to science: cell injection therapy. This advanced method may help repair your shoulder or rotator cuff without the need for costly surgeries or potentially dangerous medications.

To discuss treatment options for your shoulder or rotator cuff injury with a highly trained, compassionate practitioner in Calabasas, call (818) 230-2202

What are the symptoms of a shoulder or rotator cuff injury?

Repetitive overhead motions put stress on your shoulder and rotator cuff, straining the muscles and tendons and causing a dull, aching pain that may radiate down to your upper chest or back. This condition, that develops slowly over time, is called a degenerative tear. Symptoms include:

  • difficulty sleeping due to pain
  • arm weakness
  • severely reduced range of arm motion
  • difficulty reaching behind your back or over your head

While this injury is more common among people who do repetitive motions, a hard fall on your arm, lifting something heavy with a quick jerking motion, or a car accident injury can also damage your shoulder or rotator cuff. This type of injury occurs quickly and is called an acute tear. Symptoms include:

  • sudden pain in your upper arm or shoulder after impact or heavy lifting
  • arm weakness that starts suddenly
  • reduced range of arm motion
  • difficulty reaching behind your back or over your head

If your pain started suddenly, call your medical provider or get emergency care right away.

How is shoulder and rotator cuff injury treated?

Unlike costly, time-consuming surgeries or risky medications, cells may power up your body’s own restorative potential, minimizing or eliminating your pain and stimulating a natural healing response in your muscles and tendons.

Unlike surgery, which removes skin and bone, regenerative therapy injects harvested live cells directly into your pain site. These stimulate your native cells to regenerate. Your provider will use live x-ray or ultrasound imaging for guidance, so the injection will be delivered precisely to your damaged cells.

When your injured cells bond with Cells, they may regenerate your tissue and restore your range of movement, allowing you to once again participate in your usual activities.

The live-nucleated cells injected in our clinic may generate human growth factors for weeks, sometimes even months. How long they remain active depends on your age, body type, genetics, and type of injury. Treatment success also varies depending on these factors.

How do cells regenerate tissue?

When your tendons and joints are injured, their damaged cells send out signals. Cells respond to those signals, flooding the injured tissue, and releasing proteins that signal your native cells to begin regenerating.

Cells next to your cells and release:

  • growth factors
  • cytokine
  • chemokines

These proteins activate T-cells, opening up your blood vessels and forming new ones. Then these cells leave your blood vessels and enter surrounding tissues. This stimulates your cells to regenerate tissue, reduce inflammation, and regulate your immune system.

 

Cell Treatment for Back Injury in Calabasas, CA

 

Falls. Car accidents. Sports injuries. Repetitive heavy lifting. Post-menopausal or andropausal hormone depletion. All of these factors can contribute – some suddenly and some gradually – to the degeneration of your spine, causing pain that can leave you severely incapacitated.

When simple daily tasks become grueling chores – as they do for millions of Americans every year – you should protect your lifestyle and joy with the most potent possible treatments available. When pharmaceuticals, exercise, weight loss, and surgery are ineffective or undesirable, cell therapy may be your ideal option.

Unlike surgeons who remove tissue and bone from your body, we harvest the most potent regenerative treatment known to science: mesenchymal cells (MSCs). MSCs can stimulate your own damaged cells’ regenerative potential to restore your tissue, eliminate your pain, and revive your range of movement, along with the joy that movement brings.

Depending on your age, body type, genetics, and injury severity, the live-nucleated cells we deliver to your tissue may continue producing human growth factors for weeks, sometimes even months. As with all medical procedures, success rates will also vary depending on all these factors.

What Causes Back Injury?

Common causes of back injuries and chronic lower back strain include:

  • injured ligaments, muscles, and tendons
  • lumbar disc degeneration
  • herniated or slipped discs: the soft tissue between spinal discs slips out
  • bulging discs: these may put pressure on a nerve root, causing pain
  • degenerative disc disease: torn or worn discs cause bones to rub against each other
  • inflammation of sacroiliac joint: wearing away of cartilage between spine and pelvis
  • pinched nerve: caused by bone spur or herniated disc
  • spondylolisthesis: a spinal bone slips out of position in the lower back
  • arthritis: the degenerative form of spondylolisthesis
  • sudden trauma: falls and accidents cause sprains, strains, and fractures
  • osteoporosis: weakened vertebra can’t withstand normal stress and easily fracture
  • lifestyle factors: slouching, smoking, inactivity, long-term high heel wear, and stress
How Are Back Injuries Diagnosed?

Back injuries are diagnosed through a variety of tests, such as:

  • a complete health history assessment and thorough physical exam
  • x-rays to detect broken bones and fractures
  • CT or MRI scans to provide details about spinal discs
  • bone scans to detect compression fractures
How Can Cells Regenerate My Back Tissue?

Mesenchymal cells have the ability to differentiate into tissue, cartilage cells, and bone cells. How? Injured cells in your bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and connective joints send out signals. Mesenchymal cells respond to those signals, migrating to the injured tissue and releasing proteins that nourish and stimulate your own cells to begin regenerating.

We will use x-ray or ultrasound imaging to ensure that the cells will be injected precisely into your damaged spinal tissue. The cells will dock next to your damaged cells and release growth factors, cytokines, and chemokines, which then may:

  • activate T-cells to secrete proteins
  • open up your blood vessels and form new ones
  • move cells out of your blood vessels and into the tissues surrounding them
  • stimulate your cells to regenerate your tissue
  • inhibit your inflammation
  • regulate your immune system

How many cells will you need? That depends on the extent and duration of your injury, your genetics, and the state of your health. You may see the results of your treatment within 2-3 months. We are trained to access your unique needs, then inform you how concentrated and how frequent your cell therapy for lower back pain should be.

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Pain from back injuries can greatly interfere with life’s plans, goals, and greatest joys. Thankfully, regenerative medicine in the form of cell therapy may help treat these injuries.

Cell Therapy for Chronic Pain in California

 

Chronic pain is pain that lasts longer than 12 weeks. While everyone has aches and pains from time to time, a 2010 study estimates that about 30% of Americans have chronic pain. That’s why it’s so important to understand your chronic pain treatment options.

While narcotic medication is commonly used to treat this pain, heavy painkillers can cause addiction. A recent New York Times article described how opioid overdose caused 59,000 deaths in 2017, a 19% increase from the previous year. Drug overdose is now the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50, and many of these are caused by opioid abuse.

Chronic pain is a huge contributor to opioid drug addiction because so few methods exist for treating it successfully. After spine, back, knee, and hip surgery many patients need opioid pain medications. Sadly, many surgeries are unsuccessful or require further painful and costly procedures—often with little or no successful pain management.

Cell therapy may be on the verge of changing that. Cell injections are fast, non-invasive, and non-surgical. They also contain no addictive ingredients or dangerous drugs.

That’s why we’re proud to offer regenerative medicine for chronic pain in the form of cell therapy. These cell injections stimulate your own damaged cells’ regenerative potential to eliminate your pain, reduce your inflammation, and restore your tissue. Ultimately, these injections for chronic pain could reduce the need for opioid medication prescriptions.

Chronic pain can have serious effects on your mental health and quality of life, but regenerative medicine may help. To discover how cell therapy may be able to reduce or eliminate your chronic pain, speak with a specialist today in Calabasas by calling (818) 230-2202 or contact Dr. Mitra Tahvildarian online.

What Causes Chronic Pain, and How Is It Diagnosed?

There are many different conditions that can cause chronic pain, such as:

  • injuries like broken bones, sprains, or strains
  • infections
  • surgeries
  • diseases that cause inflammation, like arthritis (joint inflammation) and tendinitis (inflammation of the tendons)
  • conditions that cause nerve damage, like fibromyalgia (which causes muscle pain)

Overweight or obese people have a higher risk of chronic pain. Besides discomfort, chronic pain may also cause symptoms like fatigue, mood changes, and insomnia.

Since pain is subjective, diagnosing your pain will require asking questions about your pain, using imaging tests like x-rays and CT scans to search for conditions that may be causing the pain, and electrode machines to identify muscle or nerve issues.

How Can Mesenchymal Cells Regenerate My Damaged Tissue?

Injured cells in your skin, bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and connective joints send out signals. MSCs respond to those signals, migrate to the injured tissue, and release proteins that stimulate your own cells to begin regenerating.

Common chronic pain regions that are treated with cell therapy include the joints, the back, and the neck. Cells have powerful anti-inflammatory effects, which may also help reduce pain in conditions like tendinitis.

How Is Cell Therapy Administered?

Regardless of where your chronic pain is, we will most likely use x-rays to help pinpoint the regions that require regeneration. We will also clean and numb your skin to reduce infection and prevent any discomfort.

Once injected, the cells will release growth factors, cytokines, and chemokines which then may:

  • activate T-cells to secrete proteins
  • open up your blood vessels and form new ones
  • move cells out of your blood vessels and into the tissues surrounding them
  • stimulate your cells to regenerate your tissue
  • inhibit your inflammation
  • regulate your immune system

 

As with all medical procedures, success rates of cell therapy will vary depending on your age, body type, genetics, injury severity, stress levels, follow up care, and other environmental factors.

What causes hip injuries?

The most common hip injuries are caused by osteoarthritis, a chronic degenerative condition that destroys the cartilage that cushions joints, causing weak and brittle aging bones to break more easily.

Other conditions that can cause hip injuries include:

  • overuse of the tendons and hip joints often during manual labor or excessive exercise
  • hip labral tear: damage of cartilage surrounding the bony edge of the pelvic socket
  • bursitis: swelling and inflammation of fluid-filled sacs that cushion and lubricate joints
  • tendinitis: inflammation or irritation of tendons from repetitive stress
  • rheumatoid arthritis: a chronic inflammatory joint disease that attacks healthy tissue
  • lupus: a chronic autoimmune disease that damages tissue (can cause the death of bone cells due to decreased blood flow)
How are hip injuries diagnosed?

Hip injuries can be diagnosed in the following ways:

  • physical exam and medical history review
  • X-rays to reveal the condition of the bones and hip joints
  • CT and MRI scans to analyze soft tissues like tendons and muscles
  • blood test to detect levels of antibodies that indicate rheumatoid arthritis and lupus
  • arthrocentesis or joint aspiration: hip-joint fluid is extracted for laboratory study
How does cell therapy compare to hip replacement surgery?

Hip surgery often requires patients to stay in a hospital overnight for several days and is followed by several months of physical therapy. Patients may not be able to perform certain movements like bending or twisting for up to a year and may no longer be able to enjoy activities like sports, jogging, and dancing.

Cells may be able to bypass these issues. While it may take several weeks for your hips to return to full functionality, cell therapy does not take away tissue, but rather encourages the growth of new tissue. Cells can be used to treat hip arthritis by reducing inflammation and repairing and regenerating the cartilage around the hip joints. Cells also have the potential to alleviate debilitating pain and even repair damage caused by conditions like bursitis and osteonecrosis.

How can cells regenerate my hip tissue?

In the case of a hip injury, cell therapy may help relieve pain and repair damage caused by common injuries and conditions like bursitis, osteoarthritis, hip arthritis, labral tears, and avascular necrosis. Injured tissue cells send out signals. Cells respond to those signals and migrate to the injured tissue, releasing proteins that nourish and stimulate your own cells to begin regenerating.

We will begin by cleaning and numbing the area and using x-rays to guide the needle into the precise injury spot. Once we injects the HUCT Cells next to your damaged cells and release growth factors, cytokines, and chemokines which then may:

  • activate T-cells to secrete proteins
  • open up your blood vessels and form new ones
  • move cells out of your blood vessels and into the tissues surrounding them
  • stimulate your cells to regenerate your tissue
  • inhibit your inflammation
  • regulate your immune system

The whole procedure usually takes less than an hour, and you can return home the same day. You should rest as much as possible for the first 24 hours after your cell hip injection. You will need to avoid anti-inflammatory medications and any load-bearing activities for at least two weeks. You can walk and perform cardio usually after about 3-4 weeks and can run and weightlift after about four weeks (once your healthcare provider gives the okay).

As with all medical procedures, success rates will depend on your age, body type, genetics, injury severity, and follow up care.

Knee Tendon Tear and Tendinitis Treatment in Calabasas, CA

 

If pain, inflammation or weakness is making it difficult or impossible to straighten your knee you may have tendinitis, or you may have torn your knee tendon. Knee injuries usually occur after a hard fall, sudden impact, or stressful twist, and can impinge on your ability to stand, walk, exercise, and enjoy a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

Regenerative medicine offers one of the most potent knee treatments known to science – cell therapy – which may repair knee tendons without invasive surgeries or potentially addictive medications.

What are the symptoms of knee tendon tears and tendinitis?

Common symptoms of these conditions include:

  • a popping noise in your knee at the time of injury, followed by severe pain
  • extreme pain or inability to move your knee
  • walking with a limp and limited mobility
  • pain, swelling, and tenderness in your knee

While knee injuries are more common among people who participate in strenuous physical activities like sports or vigorous physical labor, a sudden fall, hard impact, or car accident injury can also damage the front of your knee.

How are knee tendon tears and tendinitis treated?

Unlike risky surgeries or potentially dangerous medications, cell therapy taps your body’s own regenerative potential to reduce or eliminate your pain and stimulate your tendons to heal naturally – cell by damaged cell.

A recent report from Northwestern Memorial Healthcare states that National Football League (NFL) players who receive knee surgery due to a tendon tear are 50% less likely to return to play. The report explains that half of the athletes choosing knee surgery experience significant declines in performance, sometimes to the point of never playing the sport again because they never recover completely from their knee tendon tear even after a successful surgery. Cell injections may help you avoid the risk and downtime of surgery because, unlike invasive procedures, cell therapy taps into your own body’s natural regenerative abilities.

As your injured cells synergies with our mesenchymal cells they may reduce or eliminate your pain, regenerate your tissue, and revive your range of movement, allowing you to enjoy your exercise routine and leisure activities again.

Unlike surgery, which removes tissue and bone from your body, regenerative medicine harvests live cells. These are injected directly into your pain site, stimulating your own cells to regenerate themselves. Your provider will use live x-ray or ultrasound imaging for guidance, so the injection will be delivered precisely to your affected area.

The cells may continue producing human growth factors for weeks, sometimes even months. How long they’ll remain active in your case will depend on your age, body type, genetics, and injury severity. Treatment success rates will also vary depending on all these factors, as they do with all medical procedures.

Torn Meniscus Cell Treatment in Calabasas, CA

 

Is your knee swollen, stiff, and slow to straighten? You may have torn your meniscus. That’s the C-shaped piece of cartilage that cushions your shinbone from your thighbone like a shock absorber and distributes weight across your knee joint. This very common knee injury has traditionally been treated with surgery to remove frayed cartilage and tissue, often leaving them vulnerable to further damage in the future.

HUCT cells may target the root cause of your pain by stimulating your body to regenerate its own damaged cells.

Physicians have been using cell injections to regenerate the meniscuses of professional athletes for over 20 years. Introducing mesenchymal cells into torn cartilage may stimulate the patient’s own cells’ regenerative properties, helping to repair the injury, relieve pain, and promote healthy new cell growth.

Don’t allow a torn meniscus to degenerate your knee stability and range of movement , or even develop into osteoarthritis. Speak with a regenerative medicine practitioner in Calabasas today by calling (818) 230-2202 or contact Mitra Tahvildarian online.

What are the symptoms of a torn meniscus?

You’ll know your meniscus is probably torn when you consistently feel the following symptoms:

  • swelling or stiffness
  • a popping sensation
  • pain, especially when twisting or rotating your knee
  • difficulty straightening your knee fully
  • knee locking with limited mobility
What can cause my meniscus to tear?

Whenever you suddenly and forcefully twist or rotate, aggressively pivot, or stop and turn your knee, you risk tearing your meniscus. Kneeling, deep squatting, or heavy lifting can also cause a tear. Athletes who play contact sports like football, basketball, tennis, soccer, or lacrosse, as well as runners who jog on uneven terrain, are at a higher risk for a meniscus tear. The degenerative changes that come with aging can also cause a torn meniscus with little or no trauma.

According to the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, more than 850,000 meniscal tears are treated each year in the US, making it one of the most common athletic injuries. While surgery is typically used to repair these injuries, its failure rate is enough to discourage many patients from choosing it. Cell injection may treat pain and immobility without the need for painful or risky surgery.

How is a torn meniscus diagnosed?

First, we will give you a physical exam and discuss your symptoms, medical history, and any medications you’re taking. Special attention will be given to your symptoms’ duration, severity, and intervals. We will also examine the spot along your joint where your meniscus lies and test your range of motion.

Performing a McMurray test is a common and effective way of confirming or ruling out a medial or lateral meniscal tear. We will ask you to lie down on an exam table and flex your knee as far as you can, then relax it. We will then grasp your ankle while palpating and rotating your lower leg internally and externally and extending the knee. If you hear a “click” while your knee is rotating and extending, you’ve likely torn your meniscus.

If these exams are inconclusive (potentially because of the size or position of the tear) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can produce detailed images of all your knee’s soft tissues and determine whether your damage extends beyond the meniscus.

How can cells treat a torn meniscus?

Injured cells in your skin, bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and connective joints send out signals. Cells respond to those signals, migrating to the injured tissue and release proteins that nourish and stimulate your own cells’ regeneration process.

Once we injects them, these cells dock next to your damaged cells and release growth factors, cytokines, and chemokines which then may:

  • activate T-cells to secrete proteins
  • open your blood vessels and form new ones
  • move cells out of your blood vessels and into the tissues surrounding them
  • stimulate your cells to regenerate your tissue
  • inhibit your inflammation
  • regulate your immune system
Intramuscular Tear Treatment in Calabasas, CA

If muscle pain, swelling, or loss of function is affecting your ability to walk, run, or stand, you may be suffering from an intramuscular tear. Muscle injury usually occurs during strenuous activities like sports, high impact exercise, heavy physical labor, or lifting. One wrong move or hard pull on a muscle may strain or even tear it, causing severe pain and impairing movement.

Regenerative medicine offers one of the most effective muscle tear treatments known to science: cell therapy. This treatment may repair your torn muscle without the need for invasive surgeries or potentially dangerous medications.

 

What are the symptoms of an intramuscular tear?

When you exert too much force on your muscle you risk tearing it. Your muscles are flexible, but overextending them abruptly can strain them, causing a painful tear. Symptoms include:

  • a straining or burning sensation of the affected muscle at the time of injury, followed by severe pain
  • inability to flex the affected muscle without extreme pain
  • walking with a limp and limited mobility if leg is affected
  • loss of function or reduced range of motion if your arm is affected
  • pain, swelling, and tenderness in the affected area

Muscle tears are more common among people who participate in strenuous physical activities like sports or physical labor. However, a hard impact, stressful muscle strain, or car accident can also cause a muscle tear.

 

Are umbilical cord cells FDA approved?

Global Transformation Longevity obtains its Cells Products from a FDA registered and State licensed tissue bank. In Global Transformation Longevity, we are committed to improving lives and outcomes of treatments for individuals suffering from injuries, preventing aging, and enhancing lives through regenerative medicine therapies.

Our cell products is harvested from birth tissues taken from carefully screened mothers at the time of cesarean section, which activates bodies Owen healing power endowed by God upon ones birth.

What are the side effects of cell injections?

Most patients tolerate cell injections well, with few or no side effects. However, all medical procedures present the possibility of side effects. Most commonly reported are slight pain or soreness near the injection site. As with any other injection procedure, there is a small risk of bacterial infection NOT associated with the cellular product.

Discuss your medical history, expectations, and any medications you’re currently taking with your doctor. While most people are good candidates for cell injections, certain medical conditions may interact with cell therapy.

If you experience any severe or prolonged side effects, don’t wait—contact your healthcare provider or seek emergency medical attention right away.

 

Is cell therapy safe?

Cell products have the potential to treat a vast number of medical conditions. They’re already becoming a common alternative to risky, expensive surgeries in orthopedics especially sports medicine, which has been treating athletes with regenerative therapies for over 20 years. However, the science demonstrating the benefits and safety behind each of these products is still in developmental stages.

That being said, thousands of studies around the world have demonstrated positive outcomes of cell use and show that cells derived from the umbilical cord are able to regulate our immune system more effectively than cells derived from bone marrow or fat.

How many cells does it take to treat my tissue damage?

Worldwide clinical research and experience over almost 20 years have given us some effective parameters for various types of injury. After examining and assessing the nature and severity of your injury, medical history, and general health, we will decide how many million cells are needed for fast, effective treatment.

Is it normal to have an inflammatory response after my injection?

It is not uncommon to have an inflammatory response after a cell injection. This is not because your body is rejecting the cells. It may actually be a positive sign that the live cells are creating a healing response.

The degree of inflammatory response to our live nucleated cells can vary based on:

  • the levels of IL-6 within your joint or tissue
  • the severity of damage and current inflammation in your joint
  • PRP therapy in conjunction with cell injection increases the probability of an inflammatory response
What are the risks or side effects of cell injections?

As with any other injection procedure, there is a small risk of bacterial infection not associated with the injected cells. If you experience severe pain, bleeding, or swelling at your injection site, or if you experience fever, nausea, dizziness, vomiting, or any other concerning symptoms, don’t wait—call your medical provider or seek emergency medical care right away.

Will I be given an anesthetic?

You may be given a small amount of local anesthetic to numb the needle pathway on your skin. However, we will not apply large amounts of local anesthetic into the area being treated. Studies have shown that doing so may damage the nucleated cells.

How long does it take to get relief?

Pain relief typically begins immediately after your treatment. Regeneration time varies depending on the severity of your injury and your ability to follow post-treatment care instructions, along with your rehabilitation program to strengthen affected areas.

Reserve Your Appointment Today

A torn ACL can cause intense pain, limiting your ability to walk, work, and enjoy the best things in life. Cell injection therapy may be able to help repair your ACL, reduce or eliminate your pain, and improve your quality of life. To speak with a cell injection specialist in Calabasas today, call (818) 230-2202