1. Get Ready for Your Own Spring Training

    Major League Baseball’s® Spring Training is one of the most exciting times of the year. The teams report to their respective camps in either Arizona or Florida, and fans get their first taste of the upcoming baseball season. Fans are able to get autographs, take pictures, and generally have more access to the players than they do during the regular season. If you love playing baseball or softba…Read More

  2. Enjoy Your Favorite Activities in the New Year

    November is nearly over, and with Thanksgiving tomorrow, that means 2017 isn’t too far away. You’re probably gearing up for a busy holiday season, but you may also be thinking about what you would like to do in the New Year. While you’re not one for making resolutions, there are things you want to do and accomplish in 2017. However, if an injury is slowing you down now, what state will your …Read More

  3. Why Aren’t Donor Stem Cells Used?

    Ever since stem cells began being used for injury healing and recovery, people have asked about donor cells. It’s a question that has merit, and the implications, at least at first, seem to be positive. However, there are reasons why donor stem cells aren’t used for regenerative therapy, and at Greater Austin Regenerative Medicine & Wellness, we only use cells that are aspirated and collec…Read More

  4. Are You an Athletic Trainer?

    If you’re an athletic trainer, your first priority is the athletes in your care. You tend to their injuries, make sure they’re eating healthy, and evaluate their performance on a daily basis. If they’re not moving correctly, or seem to be favoring an arm or a leg, it can be cause for concern. While traditional therapy can be effective, their injury might be more serious than first thought, a…Read More

  5. Understanding the History of Stem Cells

    The term “stem cell” first appeared in the late 19th century, and at that time, it was used to refer to everything from a fertilized egg that would grow into an embryo to the components of a plant that regenerated after pruning. In the early 20th century, as scientists began studying hematopoietic cells, they began to see that blood cells came from the same ancestor cell, and could differentia…Read More

  6. Types of Stem Cells Found in Bone Marrow (Infographic)

    At Greater Austin Regenerative Medicine & Wellness, we want to help our patients understand the benefits of stem cell therapy and how it can help their body heal from within. In order to understand the therapy, we need to know what kind of cells are being drawn from the bone marrow. The infographic below will hopefully shed some light on the questions you have about different kinds of stem cel…Read More

  7. Endothelial Stem Cells

    Stem cell therapy is a complex and diverse process, and at Greater Austin Regenerative Medicine & Wellness, we want to help every patient understand the steps involved, as well as the benefits stem cells can produce. In two previous blogs, we spoke about mesenchymal and hematopoietic stem cells, explaining their origin and function, and in this post, we’ll cover the third major cell category…Read More

  8. Hematopoietic Stem Cells

    At Greater Austin Regenerative Medicine & Wellness, we want to help every patient understand stem cells, how they’re gathered, and how they can be used. In our previous blog on stem cell therapy, we talked about mesenchymal stem cells and their ability to form bone, cartilage, and other connective tissues. In this post, we’ll discuss hematopoietic stem cells and their capabilities. What Ar…Read More

  9. Mesenchymal Stem Cells

    If you’ve done any research into stem cell therapy, you’ve probably come across the phrase “mesenchymal stem cells.” Unless you have access to a medical dictionary or took the time to look it up online, “mesenchymal” isn’t a word you encounter on a daily basis. While they may seem somewhat complex, mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are simply adult stem cells that are found in bone marro…Read More

  10. Has an Injury Slowed Down Your Training?

    Professional athletes are required to put in hours and hours of training in order to be the very best at their sport. Their bodies go through a rigorous routine, and they often work with a personal trainer or their team’s physician to determine the best way to recover and repair their muscles after a particularly intense workout. They want to be ready for gameday or their next competition, but i…Read More