Desert Health Specialists

Month: February 2016

Running on the sand showing the benefits amniotic stem cell treatment in Arizona

Stem Cell Therapy it’s Worth a Shot?

Amniotic Stem Cell Therapy it’s Worth a Shot?

Desert Health Specialists prides themselves of providing patients cutting edge treatment options such as Amniotic stem cell therapy for pain relief.  If you or someone you know is facing a decision of whether or not they should have surgery why not try this proven alternative treatment.  Amniotic stem cell therapy enhances the repair of damaged ligaments, tendons, and cartilage and can help to restore the body naturally to its optimal functionality.  These treatments are even being used by professional athletes in all sports and this could be that game changer treatment you have been looking for.

Amniotic stem cell therapy is a minimally invasive treatment that could be of benefit to you.  Stem cells are found in different tissues in the body and we use them to regenerate various tissues when injected into different sites of the body.  At Desert Health Specialists we use Amniotic Stem Cells because there is no painful procedure involved to extracting stem cell from your body, you just reap the benefits after the treatment is done.

Stem cell injections have the potential of making NEW CELLS where there was damaged tissue and in doing so provides pain relief.  Cortisone injections on the other hand simply provide an anti-inflammatory response to help reduce pain, but does not contain any regenerative cells or growth factors that lead to repair of the damaged tissue.  A great example of an amniotic stem cell treatment would be for a rotator cuff or ACL tear.  Normally these tears would need a surgical procedure to be repaired.  However, when injecting amniotic stem cells at the site of injury, either rotator cuff or ACL, allowing healing to occur without surgery or as we say Naturally!

The National Institute of Health considers stem cell therapy to be one of the most promising alternatives to invasive therapies.  This is not only because it promotes healing, but is a natural way to achieve the healing that your body requires.

In summary, this Stem Cell Therapy procedure appears to have a very good safety record and potentially more effective in the treatment of degenerative arthritis than standard treatments such as steroid or hyluronic injections. As you can see it’s a less invasive procedure then a joint replacement for patients. There is absolutely no guarantee that this procedure will eliminate arthritis pain, but the trends in current study populations appear to show some promise.

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The list of dirty dozen and a list Affordable Fruit and Vegetable Shopping Tips

Affordable Fruit and Vegetable Shopping Tips

 Keep it simple!

Buy fruits and vegetables that are ready-to-eat, pre-washed, and pre-cut when possible.

Celebrate the season: 

Choose fruits and vegetables that are in season.  They are easier to purchase, less expensive and flavorful.  Check local listing to see if there is a local farmers market in your area.

Stick to your list: 

Take time to plan your meals out ahead of time.  You will save money by planning ahead and only purchasing what is needed.  Never shop when you are hungry!

Save money!

Check local newspapers, coupons, and online for any sales or specials that will help cut costs on produce.

Organic is important:

When possible look for organic produce.  Start with the dirty dozen and clean fifteen list. See the list attached.

Plant your own garden:

Start your own garden no matter how small or big.  This is a great way to incorporate fresh, flavorful additions to your meals.  Herbs, cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes are great options for gardening beginners.

Buy small:

Some produce does not last long.  Buy smaller amounts to prevent spoilage.  Look to see what produce should be stored in the fridge or on the counter.

Store brand does not mean bad:

When possible stick with store brands.  It is typically the same produce or product for a cheaper price.

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Golfer swinging a golf club showing how pain may Affect Your Golf Game

Is Pain Affecting Your Golf Game?

With the golf season in full swing, golfers around the world are out on the range and the course working to improve their game. Nobody wants to be out on the the course and have their nagging golfer’s elbow flare up. At Desert Health Specialists, we offer non-surgical solutions to treating your golfing pain whether in your low back, elbow, knee, hip, ankle, shoulder, feet or even your wrist. And the best news is with our treatments you don’t have to take off large amounts of time causing your golf game to suffer.

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