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Frequently Asked Questions

At US Stem Cell Clinic, we want to make sure our patients are fully informed of the procedures and the  services we provide. Below are some of the top questions we frequently receive from our patients. To discuss your specific health goals, please feel free to contact us today.

What is Stem Cell Therapy?
The main function of stem cells is to maintain and repair tissue. Stem cell therapy enhances this natural function by getting stem cells more directly to an area of need within the body.
When should I expect to see results?
It is important to note that we are treating patients with their own adult stem cells, therefore each treatment and response is unique to that patient. No guarantee can be made of what results will be achieved or how soon results can be felt. However, many patients report that they begin to experience results within a week with fuller effects felt within 4 to 8 weeks. In cases where the condition being treated is more severe the patient may notice results over a longer timeframe, and in some cases seeing results in the 6-9 month timeframe is possible.
Does health insurance cover the cost of this procedure?
No, health insurance in the U.S. does not currently cover costs associated with our U.S. Stem Cell Clinic procedure.
Are there any known side effects to adult Stem Cell Therapy?
Side effects are typically minimal and may include minor pain and irritation at the injection site. Since we are using a patient’s own stem cells, chances of immune system rejection are extremely low. Extensive research and testing using adult stem cells is ongoing worldwide, very few adverse events have been reported.
How is Stem Cell Therapy performed?

Our U.S. Stem Cell Clinic will perform outpatient procedures using a process in which we isolate a patient’s own stem cells from their own bone marrow.

Using sterile techinnuqes, patients receive a bone marrow aspiration treatment. It is performed under local anesthetic, in which a small amount of bone marrow will be removed. The bone marrow will be centrifuged to isolate stem cells and can be delivered back to the same patient. The entire process takes under 3 hours in most cases.

How long will my recovery take?
Our U.S. Stem Cell Clinic procedure is minimally invasive and patients walk out within 3 hours in most cases. As a result recovery time is very quick. Many patients will experience soreness for a couple days to a week, but there are usually no restrictions regarding resuming normal activity.
Are there any dietary restrictions or nutritional supplements recommended?
Our staff will go over recommended guidelines regarding diet and nutrition.
Are there any moral or ethical issues regarding these treatments?
Our U.S. Stem Cell Clinic procedure uses a patient’s own stem cells derived from their own adipose fat tissue or bone marrow. We do not perform any procedures or undertake any research using embryonic stem cells, which is where you will see the most intense ethical scrutiny.

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