In our previous article, we discussed how some of the historical discoveries led to where regenerative medicine is today. In this article, learn about where this scientific field may be heading. How will current practices impact the future of healthcare?
What are some of the current benefits of regenerative medicine?
Regenerative medicine therapies and treatments harness and enhance the body’s self-healing abilities. This allows patients to manage symptoms and address root causes of their health issues. In addition to accelerating the healing response, there are a number of other advantages to regenerative medicine including:
- Beneficial for many different health conditions
- Less invasive than surgery
- Little to no side effects
- Reduced inflammation and pain without relying on medication
What are some long-term benefits of regenerative medicine?
This form of medicine has the potential to prevent various health conditions from occurring or worsening. As we age, our bodies begin to function less optimally, which often leads to endocrine disorders and other age-related health concerns. Regenerative medicine has the ability to address and treat these conditions naturally.
Addressing the Root Cause
Existing medical practices often focus on symptoms rather than root causes for health conditions. Alternatively, regenerative medicine aims to identify and address the underlying causes for symptoms, and treat them through various forms of therapy.
Alternative Treatment Options
Regenerative medicine offers natural alternatives to pain management instead of surgery and medication. Surgery can be expensive, painful, and complicated, and often requires long recovery periods. Pain medications can lose their beneficial effects over time due to dosage tolerance. Long-term use can also lead to dependence and addiction.
Impact on the Healthcare System
An increase in the elderly population will greatly impact healthcare resources, as age-related conditions and diseases are more prominent. Regenerative medicine has the power to restore health efficiently and effectively in an aging population. This can help reduce and/or shorten hospital stays and lessen the need for other healthcare assistance.
At Regenerative Medical Institute, Dr. Orbeck is dedicated to helping his patients achieve the best quality of life as they experience the aging process. For more information about services offered, visit our website or call 877-573-3737 to set up a free consultation.