Comparing spinal fusion and disc replacement

In our practice we often see patients who are in severe back pain. Many have already been recommended to some type of fusion surgery. Their fusion surgery recommendation may be based on pain and it may be based on an MRI image that while showing degenerative changes in the spine, may not be showing what

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Post-Laminectomy Syndrome

When someone contacts our office and they tell us that they have been diagnosed with Post Laminectomy Syndrome we have to get information from them that will allow us to make a realistic assessment if they are someone that stem cell therapy can help. We can help some people with Post Laminectomy Syndrome, we may

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My MRI is suggesting back surgery

As with other joint problems, I will often get emails that are simply an MRI report. The MRI tells me that the person has a disc herniation at L1 or L2 or L4 or L5. Then the report will describe varying degrees of degenerative disc disease. The email will end with “can you help?” That

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Stem Cell Therapy and other injections for spinal stenosis

I want to begin this article with two case studies we recently published research in the Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research.(1) The patient was a 77 year-old female with a 20-year history of lower back pain, which had progressed with age. The patient wore a back brace to attempt to reduce the stiffness

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Four case studies of low back pain treated with stem cell therapy

This is a Darrow Stem Cell Institute research article published in the Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research (BJSTR), July 2018. This article presents highlighted portions of that research. For the full article please visit this link. You can ask me your questions about bone marrow concentrate (stem cell) injections by using the form

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