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stem cell therapy is helping professional athletes, stem cells, Tijuana, Mexico, ProgenCellOrthopedic specialists in the United States have recently been offering autologous treatments as a way of healing the injuries suffered by athletes. The goal of these treatments is to speed up recovery time by introducing the athlete’s own stem cells into areas of the body suffering from damage and chronic inflammation. These doctors are reporting success with injured football players, baseball players, and golfers.

From what we can tell, these treatments are very close to the protocols we offer at ProgenCell. We have found only three noteworthy differences between what the U.S. sports doctors are offering and what we offer.

First, stem cell therapy is very new, investigatory medicine for doctors in the U.S. They’re only just starting to practice it in Phase 2 clinical trials, with rigid protocols that mustn’t be customized to fit each patient’s particular needs. We at ProgenCell have been practicing autologous stem cell therapy for more than a decade and have formed a clear idea of how to adapt our protocols to the maximum benefit of the individual patient.

Second, the clinical trials call for a single treatment while we have learned from experience that patients respond much better from a course of three treatments delivered at four-month intervals. Each successive treatment reinforces the previous one and enables the body to produce more stem cells, and so allows the body to heal itself faster in the future as well as the present.

Third, because the treatments in the U.S. are being conducted as clinical trials, not every patient will be treated. The patient must first meet all the study’s criteria, then there must be room in the study for that patient. The waiting lists can be daunting. ProgenCell’s time-tested protocols are not limited by such experimental constraints: we’re ready to treat you right away.

If you would like immediate treatment of a sports injury, or if you would like to make yourself more resilient to future injuries, contact ProgenCell today without obligation.


What’s it like to have your bone marrow harvested?, stem cells, ProgenCell, Tijuana, alternative medicinePeople can be squeamish about things they’ve never experienced before, especially when it comes to medical procedures, so we’re not surprised when a prospective patient asks us about bone marrow.

The fact of the matter is that the primitive bone marrow transplantation practiced on leukemia patients a half-century ago was slow and painful. But that was an entirely different procedure than what we use at ProgenCell.

Our orthopedic surgeon, a specialist who is particularly skilled with bones, works very quickly to aspirate a very small amount of bone marrow from a single site. As a consequence, our approach is the least invasive method known. This is important for the patient’s comfort, of course, but it also has a therapeutic advantage. Since stem cells “home in” on damaged parts of the body, any wound that might be created during the harvesting lessens the effectiveness of the therapy by monopolizing stem cells that ought to be treating the patient’s condition.

Stefan Sargent, a filmmaker, was so impressed by the lack of discomfort in our harvesting process that he arranged to have a video made of his own procedure. See for yourself here.

How did medicine survive FDA, progencell, stem cells, Tijuana

Those of us who practice on the forefront of medicine get tired of hearing advice like “Don’t trust any doctor whose treatments aren’t approved by the FDA” from bureaucrats and laymen. It’s not that we have anything against the FDA – we’re really natural allies in the advancement of medical practice because we give them discoveries that they turn into accepted procedures. What we do is the yin to the FDA’s yang: we complete one another. We would be much happier if those bureaucrats and laymen understood that our successes today are tomorrow’s FDA protocols.

Imagine what it was like in England in 1800. Almost everyone contracted smallpox and a fifth of them died of the disease. Worse still, those who were “variolated” (inoculated with smallpox as a preventative) also died of the disease. What hope would you have in that environment?

Edward Jenner inoculated people with cowpox in order to protect them from smallpox. He did this in spite of dire warnings from the Anti-Vaccination Society that his technique would produce “cowlike appendages” in his victims. Although the technique was known as early as 1765, and despite an utter lack of adverse events in Jenner’s experiments, it wasn’t until 1840 that the British equivalent of the FDA completely accepted “vaccination” (inoculation with cowpox) as a safe and effective means of suppressing smallpox.

ProgenCell’s work has paralleled Jenner’s in several ways. Like Jenner, we work with well-established discoveries. Like Jenner, we work with governmental regulatory agencies in getting our protocols accepted generally. And like Jenner, we have never had an adverse event from our work.

For those who lived in smallpox areas during Jenner’s day, it made sense to get vaccinated. For those who suffer from untreatable conditions today, it makes sense to look into autologous stem cell therapy. Find out what ProgenCell can do for your untreatable condition. Contact us today without obligation.

Tijuana is a pleasant surprise, viktordimas, stem cells, Tijuana, ProgenCell

I am very grateful to ProgenCell for giving me back the full use of my leg. About five years ago I fractured my kneecap playing volleyball in college. My orthopedic surgeon wanted to operate but he couldn’t guarantee success and even mentioned that there was a big chance that things would come out even worse than before, so I decided to let my knee heal on its own.

This has meant five years of pain and reduced mobility. During one of my periodic consultations with the orthopedic surgeon, he mentioned having read some reports in the international journals where stem cells had been used successfully. That made me curious and I started looking around the Internet to see what’s available.

What I found was confusing at first and sounded contradictory. So many kinds of stem cells and used in so many different ways! Some of the clinics that I contacted wouldn’t even give me the details of their treatments. Then a friend told me about ProgenCell and I was pleasantly surprised to learn how close they are to my home. I was able to visit them before deciding, and that helped me a lot.

My first visit to Tijuana was a real eye-opener. Not only has it become famous for stem cells, thanks to Bart Starr’s story, but it is also a very nice place to walk around. I felt safer there than I do at home. Returning home was a breeze because ProgenCell gave me a pass to a restricted car lane just for medical tourists.

I had my first treatment a couple of months ago. It took only an hour or so, which gave me plenty of free time to visit Tijuana’s colorful open-air market, its Cultural Center, and some really great restaurants. I was even able to visit an English-speaking dentist who charged me a fourth of what I would pay back home. This is not the city I used to hear about on television! My visits have been relaxing, rewarding and very interesting.

My stem cell treatment didn’t make me feel like a different person right away. My doctors told me to expect that it would take some time for the cells to work their magic. The improvement was gradual but there seems to be more movement in my knee and I’ve noticed recently that I’m not refilling my pain prescription as often as I used to. ProgenCell’s solution has been like a miracle. Thank you so much, ProgenCell. I am looking forward to my next visit.

Sandra R.

An elderly woman receiving an injection in her finger to check her blood sugar levels

An elderly woman receiving an injection in her finger to check her blood sugar levels

I never thought that diabetes was hereditary, I had read about the topic and most of my research got me into the same conclusion: Diabetes is hereditary. My father has been living with diabetes for ten years now and when we found out about it, all my brothers and I had a big interest to learn more about the disease. I got diagnosed with diabetes as well; I’ve been living with it for almost five years.

Symptoms of diabetes are not so obvious and when you notice them, you already require a visit to the Doctor. In my case, I had a sudden weight loss; I went from wearing jeans size 36 to 34, just in a couple of months. Also I was feeling fatigued all the time and numbness in hands was considerably present.

When I was diagnosed, definitely it was very unpleasant news. My grandfather had died many years ago, because of diabetes complications, so my fear became present.

Fortunately, my wife and my kids have been very supportive during this stage of my life. We have tried everything, homemade remedies, special teas, etc., all of these without leaving medical treatment. Until one day, an old friend from college asked me: If I had heard about stem cells; personally, I had heard something, but I wasn’t an expert about it.

Stem Cells are special cells that regularly are extracted from the bone marrow or fatty tissue, then the cells are taken into a laboratory and finally they are injected into the same person (autologous transplant). These cells are known as regenerative cells, because what they do: tissue repair, increasing cell efficiency therefore making internal organs stronger. In my case, we are talking about my pancreas.

stem cells the best alternative to my disease II, stem cells, Tijuana, ProgenCell, Mexico

After I did more research about Stem Cells, I noticed that a Stem Cell treatment could work to prevent complications on my kidneys, vision, circulatory system and other organs of my body, everything treated at the same time. Also, I was happy to know that there is minimal risk, and there are no secondary effects.

When I got convinced that Stem Cell therapy was an option to treat my diabetes, I decided to investigate where I could get my therapy. The first thought was in the United States. It was hard to find a clinic certified by the FDA. There were so many ads of clinics that offer Stem Cells and not all of them were clear about their services, they do not mention the name of their doctors and specific locations, also some signs that made me uncomfortable were the fact that I was being sold other parallel therapies and additional products. It felt they wanted my business but were not focused on my heath. Very commercial, and expensive, so I decided to search somewhere else. Doing some more online research it came to my attention that Tijuana was getting a higher status among the destinations for health tourism, there I found ProgenCell. I felt they were a good choice for me because I had the chance to talk with one of the doctors, their results offered were congruent, also the facilities look amazing and the attention was excellent.

Finally, I have to say that the stem cell therapy gave me better results than I expected, no pain and my quality of life has increased. My Doctor got impressed with the results from the last blood analysis, the insulin intake has decreased. Definitely I recommend people to explore these stem cells therapy option as well as ProgenCell, not only because they changed my life, also for their care and trust they brought to me.

Mark S.

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