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Treatment Options Article

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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Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections For Low Back And Leg Pain

Transforaminal epidural steroid injections are a popular, minimally invasive, non-operative treatment option for back and leg pain.  They are used to relieve pain arising from irritated nerves in the lumbar spine.  Causes of this irritation include things such as herniated discs, degenerating discs, and arthritic spinal joints.  All of these may contribute to make the nerve’s less comfortable, making you less comfortable.  You may recognize it as low back pain with sharp pain radiating into one or both legs.

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