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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Exosomes, What, When and Why

Exosomes, What, When and Why.  There has been increasing hype about the benefits of Exosomal therapy for a wide variety of medical conditions ranging from regenerative medicine applications to systemic disease such as Lyme.   But what are exosomes?  They are most easily thought of as a soup of extra-cellular messengers.  They are growth factors, facilitators and initiators, and anti-inflammatory agents.  They typically come from mesenchymal stem cells in amniotic fluid that has been sterilized and filtered.   They are rich by products of stem cells and frequently referred to as the responsible agents that make stem cells work.   Many studies suggest that stem cells work because they extrude exosomes.  If not for exosomes no regenerative response would occur.

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Alternatives To Managing Pain Effectively

Alternatives To Managing Pain Effectively Alternatives To Managing Pain Effectively. When you’re affected by pain, the first thing that comes to mind is finding a medication to take it away, or at least lessen it to a more tolerable level. If you have a headache, you’ll probably reach for something over the counter, regardless of the cause. Likewise, with chronic pain conditions one of the first treatment approaches is to prescribe pain-relieving medicine in an effort to reduce the symptoms. While this seems logical, and can be an effective treatment, the use of medication isn’t a long-term solution to chronic pain. This is because unless the causes of the pain are addressed, you are only be masking the symptoms rather than addressing the reasons behind them.

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Hypermobility and How to Manage It

Hypermobility and How to Manage It.

Hypermobility and How to Manage ItDo you have extra bendy fingers or joints that can stretch much further than other people’s? Perhaps you can bend over and place your hands flat on the floor with ease, while those around you struggle to get their fingertips to the floor. Maybe you’ve been told you’re double jointed, or you have a predisposition to sprains and strains. If so, you could well be hypermobile, which means your joints are more flexible than normal and you have weaker ligaments. The degree to which hypermobility affects your life will depend on its severity; some people are barely affected at all, while others find there is a significant impact on their quality of life.

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