Stem Cells in Sports Medicine: Ready for Prime Time?
July 13, 2017
(Medscape) – That’s the environment now in which orthopedic sports medicine specialists must operate. Right now, everyone loves the phrase “stem cells.” It means hope for people who haven’t found any relief for an ailment, whether it is arthritis, spinal cord injury, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Crohn’s disease. Unfortunately, unscrupulous physicians are taking advantage of the hype and cashing in on these patients’ desperation.