Stem cell therapy has the potential to help athletes improve recovery and treat serious and debilitating injuries.
Professional athletes are increasingly turning to adult mesenchymal stem cells to help them recover from sports-related injuries, and according to research, stem cell therapy could be the next big breakthrough in sports medicine. Though restricted in the U.S., stem cell therapy is legal in the NFL and the other major professional sports leagues.
Stem cell treatments have the potential to treat orthopedic injuries and traumatic brain injuries. Stem cell treatments for athletes use the adult stem cells we all have in our own bodies and have shown great promise for improving the lives and restoring the health of athletes. The adult stem cells used are unspecialized cells that have the ability to produce new cells, mature into a variety of different cell types and mobilize in response to an injury.