Stemcell Therapy In General

What is Stemcell Therapy

Stem Cell therapy is a type of regenerative medicine that uses the body’s natural healing mechanism to treat various disorders. Stem cells are being utilized in regenerative medicine to renew and repair lost or damaged tissues. Stem cell therapy has shown promising results in treating multiple disorders of the blood, bones, joints, heart, and neuromuscular system. 

Stem cells are present in our body as a reservoir system. These cells possess anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory, self-renewal, signaling, and some other valuable characteristics. The self-renewal capacity of these cells is characterized by their ability to divide and develop into different types of specialized cells in different parts of the body. Their function is to replace the injured tissue and cells.

However, sometimes the optimum number of stem cells are not delivered timely to the area where they are needed. It can happen due to many reasons, including increasing age. Therefore, stem cell therapy aims to amplify this reservoir system and boost it to replace damaged or lost cells and tissue. It is designed to repair damaged cells by minimizing inflammation and modulating the immune system. 

Where are stem cells found

Stem cells can be extracted from various sources. Some most commonly used sources are adipose (fat tissue), placental tissue, umbilical cord tissue, or bone marrow.

How to administer stem cells

Stem cells can be administered in multiple ways. They can be administered by IV (Intravenous) or intrathecal (directly into the spinal cord) route. They can also be administered by direct injection into desired areas such as hips, knees, and hands. 

Is stem cell therapy effective

Stem cell therapy is a widely debated subject among the public as well as researchers and scientists. Research has proved that stem cell therapy works to minimize symptoms in many disorders. However, still more research is needed about other aspects of the use and results of stem cell therapy. How it works, accurate dosage, results, treatment duration- these are some of the elements on which more research is needed. 

Which steps are involved in stem cell therapy

There are 3 main steps of it

  • Harvesting of stem cells
  • Concentration and activation of stem cells
  • Transplanting cells into the treatment area

Is this therapy beneficial

Stemcell therapy is beneficial in many ways. Here are the major benefits of stem cell therapy: 

  • It is a quick and safe practice
  • It prevents surgical complications 
  • Many patients are content with stem cell therapy as it causes minimum pain with increased mobility
  • It is a naturally regenerative approach


Stem cell therapy is a type of regenerative medicine that uses the body’s natural healing mechanism to treat various problems. It’s a safe and effective practice. Its benefits are enormous. 

If you’re thinking of taking up stem cell therapy, it’s the right time to consult your doctor for this. You can also contact us at any time for further guidance and information. Our experts will guide you properly about the best type of stem cell therapy or supplements that will be perfect for you. 


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Dr Mariyam – MD is working at Nishtar Hospital, one of the most prestigious institutions. She belongs to the rare progeny of healthcare professionals registered with the Medical Commission as Registered Medical Practitioners (RMPs).

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