COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

What is COPD? Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the umbrella term used to describe a group of progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and asthma. These conditions are characterized by the buildup of scar tissue in the lungs that causes increasing breathlessness, coughing, fatigue, and decreased stamina. Diseases under the COPD umbrella have […]

Alternatives to Knee Replacement Surgery

6 Treatment Alternatives to Knee Replacement Surgery

Undergoing surgery, especially if you’re advanced in years, is a risky undertaking. Between the risk of infection and the chance of recovery going poorly, it feels like you’re in a lose-lose situation. That’s why, when faced with knee replacement surgery, many people look for possible alternatives. But, with so many alternatives available, how do you […]

What Are Stem Cells

What Are Stem Cells?

Stem cells have taken the medical world by storm, but many people are unaware of the integral role they play in treating chronic illnesses and diseases. The term stem cell still carries a lot of stigmas — mostly because there are different ways to harvest stem cells and various medical treatment models available. At Innovations […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis vs Gout

Rheumatoid Arthritis vs Gout: What’s the Difference?

Swollen joints? Pain? Stiffness when you move? Inflammation? All of these symptoms are often a sign that something isn’t right. Is it gout? Maybe. Or, is it rheumatoid arthritis (RA)? RA and gout are two types of arthritis with different causes and treatments, but they have very similar symptoms. So, how can you tell them […]

Big Toe Arthritis (Hallux Rigidus)

Big Toe Arthritis

Even in today’s sedentary world, we rely heavily on our feet to get around. For this reason, foot pain can seriously alter your day-to-day life. Sometimes, however, this foot pain doesn’t go away on its own — in fact, it may be a more serious problem than you originally thought. One of these common but […]

Nagging Injury

Nagging Injuries

Living with an injury or wound that just won’t heal? Some injuries take a long time to heal; especially injuries to the musculoskeletal system, such as sprains, strains, tears, and fractures. These injuries – and any injury that takes a long time to heal – can keep you from your favorite activities and exercise. They […]

Stem Cells for COVID 19

Stem Cells for COVID 19 (Coronavirus)

How does COVID 19 Damage the Lungs? By now we have all heard of Coronavirus or COVID 19. Most of us are aware that when it becomes severe, it attacks the lungs and can make you short of breath. Fortunately, most victims of COVID 19 (coronavirus) recover and many have no symptoms at all. However, […]

stem cell therapy treatment

Stem Cell Therapy & Treatment: How It Works, What It Treats, & More

Throughout your day-to-day, some things can increase your chances of risks and rewards. If you work hard and prove yourself, the possibility of receiving a promotion at work is higher than if you didn’t. If you play sports, the likelihood of you twisting an ankle may be greater than someone who simply walks on paved sidewalks for […]

stem cell therapy for veterans

How Stem Cell Therapy Can Help Military Veterans

Friends, family, co-workers, almost everyone knows someone who has served in the military. Those who have served in active duty know that danger can occur around any corner — including open fire, bombs, and other threats. It’s no wonder that many of our military veterans return from duty with lasting battle wounds. Some of the […]

Stem Cell Therapy Series Healing You

Stem Cell Therapy Series: Healing You

When it comes to stem cell therapy, there are a lot of questions — is it ethical, is it safe, how does it work? With all of these concerns and more, it’s important to note that stem cells can be harvested from many sources. Some include bone marrow or umbilical cords, while others use fat […]