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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Wharton’s Jelly for Homologous Tissue Support

Wharton’s Jelly for Homologous Tissue Support

Wharton’s jelly is the gelatinous substance within the umbilical cord.  It provides insulation and protection within the umbilical cord.  It is a gelatinous substance made largely from mucopolysaccharides. It contains a host of growth factors, cytokines, pathway signaling molecules, and stem cells that have regenerative properties.  Wharton’s jelly also has several other favorable characteristics including strength, flexibility, cushioning, covering, compressibility, and response to friction and shear.

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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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Care For Complex, Chronic Pain

At Piedmont Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, PA in Greenville, South Carolina we have recently revisited our Mission Statement.  The Mission of Piedmont Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, PA is to offer high quality, compassionate care and a comprehensive range of services intended to improve health and complex, chronic pain.  While we are not perfect we strive to meet this Mission every day, with every patient.   We know you have choices and we hope that we are one of them.   If you have pain, weakness, numbness, or functional impairment and are looking for treatment options log onto piedmontpmr.com to learn more about the services we offer.   We look forward to the privilege of helping.

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