Stem Cell Therapy…are we there yet?!

As pointed out in this post, there is currently minimal scientific evidence to support the use of stem cell therapies for orthopedic conditions. This may to prove to be the future BUT currently we do not have any proof that stem cell therapies are very effective.
Furthermore, these treatments are not covered by insurance and patients are charged thousands of dollars out of pocket.

Brad Carofino, MD Dr. Brad Carofino is a board-certified (American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery), fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in shoulder & upper extremity surgery. Dr. Carofino is an expert in shoulder replacement surgery, minimally invasive arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, and complex reconstructive procedures of the upper extremity.

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