At the Andrews Institute, Stem Cells Are Seen As the Next Stage in Sports Medicine
September 29, 2017
(Sports Illustrated) – This hope carries widespread implications into the sports world. Fewer surgeries. Faster recovery times. Football and basketball players who return to action after torn ACLs in three to four months. Teams that harvest and bank stem cells from their players to treat injuries as they occur throughout seasons. Cartilage repaired before ligaments are fully torn. Partial tears that can be fixed without surgery.