August 15, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

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Getting a stem cell shot or injection is completely 100% safe, right? An NFL star recently found out just how wrong that stem cell clinic mantra turned out to be. Jordan Reed, tight end for the Washington Redskins, has had issues with his big toe. He apparently thought that a stem cell injection there would be the ticket to a speedier recovery to get back on the field, but according to ESPN and Richmond Times Dispatch, this “shot in the arm” via the shot in …Read More

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Superstar soccer/football player Cristiano Ronaldo will reportedly undergo a stem cell treatment procedure to try to mend a hamstring injury. He is one in a long line of sports stars who are taking this gamble. This is reported by the highly rigorous source, The Daily Mail as well as the Independent. The latter quoted his mother about this situation and her son: “He is like his mother. He has a strong personality, he is very proud and he always demands more. This is his worst …Read More

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I like football and for the 2nd year in a row, my favorite team the Seahawks are playing in it after their miracle finish against the Packers. I don’t believe in stem cell miracles for the most part, but I do wonder how many players on the two teams tomorrow have had “stem cell treatments” at some point in their careers for various injuries. Anyone know? According to a recent, very important article by Kirstin R.W. Matthews and Maude L. Cuchiara stem cell therapies are …Read More