317 St. Francis Dr. Suite 350
Greenville, SC 29601


317 St. Francis Dr.
Suite 350
Greenville, SC 29601
Tel: 1-864-235-1834, Fax: 1-864-235-2486

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A Fresh Look at Stem Cell Therapy

A fresh look at stem cell therapy; you may be both surprised and enlightened when you find out how this treatment method helps patients at Piedmont Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

A Fresh Look at Stem Cell TherapyWhat are stem cells?

These cells are one of the essential building blocks of life. They have the unique ability to grow into a variety of other specialized cells, forming brain, muscle, and internal organ tissues during the development of a fetus in the womb. Following conception,  stem cells either remain as stem cells or transform into the types of cells the body needs to grow. In some parts of the body such as the bone marrow, stem cells continue to replenish the tissues throughout the lifespan, while in others such as the liver, they will only reproduce under specific circumstances.

Prolotherapy Can Help Aches and Pains

Prolotherapy Can Help Aches and Pains

Prolotherapy can help aches and painsYou may not have heard of prolotherapy, but it could be the answer to your muscle, tendon, ligament and joint pain. Prolotherapy works by repairing, or more specifically re-growing the affected tissue – the name comes from the word “proliferate”, i.e. to grow. The treatment involves the injection of medication composed from natural compounds into the injured ligaments and tendons, stimulating the growth of new tissue and thus helping to heal the cause of the pain.

The Weather And Musculoskeletal Pain

Can you forecast the rain with your pain? Does the weather affect your musculoskeletal pain? Chances are you have weather sensitive pain.Can You Forecast The Weather With Your Pain?

It’s the kind of thing you probably heard your grandparents say: “There’s rain coming, I can feel it in my joints.” It sounds like the kind of claim that can safely be filed under “Old Wives’ Tales”, but clinical studies of weather sensitive pain have shown that people with several chronic pain conditions are able to predict changes in the weather quite accurately.