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What have Leukocytes Got to do With It?

PRP is a treatment that utilizes growth factors produced by platelets to promote tissue repair.  PRP is harvested from the blood. Platelets are collected and concentrated by separating them from the liquid plasma and red blood cells. In this process, the leukocytes often come along for the ride. This can create “leukocyte-rich” PRP. Alternatively, in […]

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What is Platelet Rich Plasma?

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a treatment that uses a patient’s own blood to stimulate healing of an injured tissue. It primarily employs one component of the blood, the platelets, to achieve its aims. However, blood is made up of many biological components. Each of which has important biological potential. Blood is composed of four […]

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What is a Stem Cell?

The human body is comprised of approximately 200 different cell types1. From skin cells to muscle cells, to red blood cells. These cells originate, in the case of the human body, from one original cell called the zygote. The zygote has the potential to differentiate into the variety of cells that make up the adult […]

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Stem Cell Injections: What Exactly Are Doctors Injecting?

You’ve almost inevitably heard of stem cell therapy—especially if you’ve sought out treatment for joint pain linked to arthritis—but you may not be certain what exactly stem cells are and just how they’re used to treat joint pain. This may be because conversations on stem cell therapy often focus on it being a cutting-edge treatment […]

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Considering Stem Cell Therapy? Ask Yourself These Important Questions.

Will stem cell therapy work for my condition? Generally, MDBiologix stem cell therapy can treat osteoarthritis in the knees, hips, shoulders, and wrists. It can also help with certain joint and ligament injuries, but it is not used for chronic or systemic conditions. If you’re uncertain about whether therapy using stem cells could help you, […]

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Stem Cell Therapy and Common Sports Injuries

As any “weekend warrior” will tell you, playing sports or going to the gym does not really hurt when you’re doing it – adrenaline takes care of that. It’s the next day that gets you. Your alarm goes off in the morning and you attempt to get out of bed, but your body stages a […]

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4 Common Myths About Stem Cell Therapy

If history has taught us anything about medicine, it’s that people’s fear of surgery usually pales compared to their fear of trying something new. MDBiologix can help with that. We’re bringing regenerative medicine to Canada because people enduring pain from injury are looking for more holistic alternatives to surgery, as well as highly addictive opioid […]

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