Regenerative Medicine Specialist

Atlantic Coast Spine & Pain Center

R. Blake Kline, MD

Interventional Pain Management & Anesthesiologist located in Conway, SC

If traditional treatments fail to relieve your pain, you could benefit from regenerative medicine. Dr. R. Blake Kline at Atlantic Coast Spine & Pain Center in Conway, South Carolina, offers innovative regenerative medicine treatments that may help alleviate your symptoms. To learn more and see if regenerative medicine is right for you, call the office today or schedule an appointment online.

Regenerative Medicine Q & A

What is regenerative medicine?

Regenerative medicine is a cutting-edge therapy to renew the body and reduce pain. Several regenerative medicine therapies, many of which are FDA-approved, have been successful in treating people for decades. 

Regenerative medicine treatments target damaged cells, tissues, or organs that have resisted traditional treatments and failed to heal on their own. These therapies include:

  • Cell therapies
  • Immunomodulation therapy
  • Tissue engineering

Regenerative medicine often helps restore the body to a more normal function as healthy tissues are regrown. It also eliminates the need for expensive transplants and reduces adverse results that come from transplant surgeries.

How does regenerative medicine work?

Regenerative medicine uses the body’s natural healing ability to regrow damaged tissues. Using lab-generated tissues or fluid, the body is stimulated to help repair existing damage. These lab-generated materials can include:

  • Stem cells
  • Injection of biologically active molecules
  • Transplantation of laboratory-grown tissues

Depending on your needs, these injections or transplants may either induce the healing process or replace damaged tissue. 

Who is a good candidate for regenerative medicine?

People with damaged tissue or organs may be good candidates for regenerative medicine treatments. Common reasons for damage include:

  • Older age
  • Burns
  • Trauma
  • Congenital defects

Regenerative medicine treatments can help a myriad of areas of the body, including bone, cartilage, blood vessels, bladder, or skin. Common regenerative medicine therapies for wound healing and orthopedic healing have been FDA-approved and widely used as a commercial therapy.

What conditions does regenerative medicine help treat?

Diseases, as well as injuries, can cause damage to the body that may cause distressing mechanical or cosmetic side effects. Some damage leads to conditions such as fibrosis or scarring, which can also hinder the body’s normal functions.

Regenerative medicine treatments are known to produce positive results with a wide variety of conditions, including:

  • Knee pain
  • Hip pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Hand pain
  • Elbow pain
  • Foot and ankle pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfer’s elbow

Not only can regenerative medicine help scarring caused by these conditions, but it may also help regulate hormone and insulin levels. Regenerative medicine therapies help internal tissues, as well as skin lesions and scarring.

At Atlantic Coast Spine & Pain Center, Dr. Kline provides expertise with cutting-edge, life-changing regenerative medicine treatments. Call the office today to schedule your appointment or use the online booking tool.