Stem Cell Injection

Stem Cell Injection Specialist
Stem cell injections are a ground-breaking, regenerative medicine treatment that can treat pain and in some cases prevent the need for surgery. At Sandia Foot and Ankle in Albuquerque, New Mexico, podiatrist Dr. Floyd Pacheco, Jr. provides safe and effective stem cell injections to treat such conditions as: Achilles tendonitis, arthritic joints, ankle sprains, and plantar fasciitis. Call or book a stem cell consultation with Dr. Pacheco online.

Stem Cell Injection Q&A

What is stem cell therapy?

Simple and painless, stem cell therapy is a breakthrough regenerative medicine treatment that uses the healing properties of stem cells provided by human amniotic membrane supplied in either a powder or liquid form. The formula used at Sandia Foot and Ankle is comprised of more than 50 natural growth factors that can aid in controlling inflammation, reducing scar tissue, and accelerating healing. Growth factors are proteins that the body make to recruit cells to an injured site and help restore damaged tissue.

Where to the stem cells used come from?

The stem cell formulation used at Sandia Foot and Ankle is derived from the amniotic membrane tissue of healthy, pe-screened women undergoing scheduled Caesarean sections. The women are all healthy and consenting donors.

What does a stem cell procedure entail?

The Stem cells are injected into the injured soft tissue or tendon. The amount and number of injections required, is determined by how you respond to your initial injection. When the stem cell formula is injected into the injured area of your foot or ankle, it controls inflammation, reduces scar tissue, and promotes rapid healing.

What issues can stem cell therapy treat?

Stem cell therapy is a major game-changer in remedying a wide array of foot and ankle conditions, especially when traditional, first-line approaches, such as splints, orthotics, over-the-counter pain relievers and stretching, have not been effective.  Some of the conditions that Dr. Pacheco uses stem cells to treat are:

  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Posterior tibialis
  • Bursitis
  • Arthritic joints
  • Ankle sprains
  • Plantar fasciitis

Is stem cell therapy safe?

Stem cell therapy is extremely safe. There are little to no side effects. Like the many professional athletes, countless patients at Sandia Foot and Ankle are enjoying long-term results from stem cell therapy.

*Individual results may vary

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