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Sports and Musculoskeletal injuries

How can regenerative medicine help?

Injuries to muscle, bone, ligament and tendon, whether caused by an acute trauma, or from long term wear and tear, generally result in a breakdown of tissue. In many cases, the body’s ability to repair this damage can be slow, limited by medical conditions, chronic inflammation, scarring, repeat injuries and so forth. Stem-cell-based regenerative interventions can help the body repair this damage effectively by providing the growth factors and healing cells needed to build new tissue and remodel the area of injury. This contrasts with something like a corticosteroid injection, which generally helps manage pain and reduce inflammation, as opposed to stimulating actual growth, reapair and healing.

How do the the treatments work?

PRP (prolotherapy) and PRF are some of the more common regenerative interventions used for sports injuries. When the plasma is injected into the target tissue, the progenitors and cells contained in the solution begin the process of removing old and damaged cells and building a matrix of new tissue. As this matrix grows, the release of growth factors continues in response to the treatment, and the muscle, bone, ligament, nerve and soft tissues etc. in the area remodel and grow. To enhance tissue development you may be advised to continue normal use, and even gradually increase exercise and use, to further stimulate the modelling of the tissue.

Injuries

Below are some of the more common injuries treated at NuaCell. This list is by no means exhaustive, however what is important to note is that in each case an injury is examined individually before a recommendation is made for any treatment. This will generally involve a physical examination and possibly imaging such as MRI or Xray to properly diagnose the injury and identify the damaged tissue. While these treatments can reduce the need for surgery or other interventions in some cases, a holistic approach needs to be taken, considering all options that may benefit the client.

Knee

• Arthritis
• Partial Meniscus Tears
• Chondromalacia
• Bursitis
• Baker’s cyst
• Patellar tendonitis

Foot / Ankle

• Plantar Fascitis
• Ankle sprain
• Ligament repair
• Synovitis
• Tendon tear
• Arthritis

HIP / groin

• Arthritis
• Tendonitis
• Labral tear
• Bursitis
• Osteitis Pubis
• Adductor strain
• Hip Flexor strain

Elbow

• Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
• Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
• Bursitis
• Synovitis
• Arthritis

Shoulder

• Arthritis
• Ligaments
• Bursitis
• Labrum Tears
• Overuse / Degeneration
• Rotator Cuff

Hand / Wrist

• Wrist sprain
• Arthritis
• Trigger Finger
• Dupuytrens Contracture
• Synovitis
• Trigger Finger

OTHER TREATMENTS

SURGICAL SUTURE TISSUE LIFT

Correct gravity and ageing signs with less invasive Suture Tissue Lift to create a long lasting natural appearance enhancement

SURGICAL SKIN TIGHTENING FACE LIFT

Excess skin needs to be surgically reduced and tightened and combined with a surgical tissue lift turns back the clock in an effective way to recreate lost natural appearance

DERMATOLOGY PROCEDURES

Surgical removal of moles and skin lesions for histology review and confirmation of developing pathology

SCAR CORRECTION

Scar revision and reconstruction using surgical, chemical, laser and medical treatments in isolation or combination to correct and optimise scar healing and concealing 

AQUALYX

Reconstruction intralipotherapy (fat reduction) is a specific injection technique to cause lysis (destruction) of fat cells

FILLERS

Hyaluronic Acid (HA) Fillers for correction of deficits and creating natural beauty

CARBOXYTHERAPY

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) gas is used to stimulate a healing effect in the target tissue, leading to growth and repair of cells

RADIESSE

Calcium Hydroxylapatite is a semi-solid, cohesive implant to enhance and remodel the Jawline and Chin Enhancement

SCULPTRA

Sculptra is poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) is a collagen stimulator that provides long-lasting, natural-looking results

SUNEKOS

Dermis Rejuvenator - unlinked hyaluronic acid & amino acid sequence: glycine, L-proline, L-valine, L-alanine and L-leucine

PROFHILO

High concentration of 64 mg Hyaluronic Acid to enhance dermal skin laxity and elasticity areas of the eyes, forehead, lips, neck,cheeks & decolletage

BioRePeel

TCA, Salycilic acid and Lactobionic acid, contribute to a profound stimulation of the skin replication and biosynthetic processes essential in skin countering and rejuvenation

CHEMICAL PEELS

Skin resurfacing and enhancing skin texture and youth - TCA, Glycolic, Mandelic, Salicylic, Lactobionic and other combination acids

BOTULINUM TREATMENTS

The gold standard treatment to reduce muscle contraction and reducing lines and wrinkles. Effective for hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and acute/chronic headaches, migraines

STEM CELL BASED TREATMENTS

Using Cutting Edge Techniques and Ultrasound Technologies to prepare and administer guided Haemopoietic (Blood derived) and Adipose (Fat derived) Stem Cells to rejuvenate a healthier, fresher and more youthful appearance of the skin and facial volume

Client Reviews

Eleven Years and Counting

I have been getting my Boulinum injections for my wrinkles and lines from Dr. Sam since 2009 and eleven years on I have never considered or went anywhere else – he is simply the best

Siobhan K
Botulinum treatment

Carefully Considered Consultations

I have attended many many doctors for filler treatments regularly since I had my first filler treatment in 2007. I attended Dr. Sam for the first time in 2016 and he was the first doctor not to just inject a line or fold but actually thoroughly examined my face and explained to me why my ageing signs developed. He explained by treating the causes of the volume and bone loss of my face the treatments will last longer and the result better and this I can confirm is and was indeed the case – I love my filler treatments – I am much happier with my appearances and the treatments last much much longer. 

Audry M
Botulinum treatment, Filler Treatment

Support, When Needed Most

I had three face lift and suture lift procedures for different areas of my upper, lower face and neck with Dr. Sam since 2008 and I have always been pleasantly surprised with results that exceeded my expectations. Dr. Sam is very conservative and honest and despite a complication I developed on my left cheek after the second procedure, he walked me through a very difficult recovery time and all worked out exactly as he explained to me, despite the complication. 

Elaine B
Face/Suture Lift, Sculptra

Remarkable improvement

My experience with Dr.Sam and the team has been exceptional. They take the time to go through how the procedure will work and the effects and benefits of the outcome, I’ve never been more comfortable sitting in a clinic in my life.

John C
Hair Loss

Fat Loss Like Never Before

I have always struggled with unwanted fat around my sides (love-handles). Thanks to Dr. Sam’s treatment with Aqualyx, this greatly reduced, without any pain or discomfort. One of the best decisions I’ve made to date.
Thanks Dr. Sam and team!

Padraig F
Fat Reduction Procedure

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