Janet Pearl, MD MSc

Robert hip stem cell treatment

Is your back pain coming from your hip? Robert had hip and back pain which was all due to his hip.

Robert had hip and lower back pain and wasn’t sure where the pain came from. He went to an orthopedic surgeon who took X-rays which showed shrinking intervertebral discs and hip osteoarthritis. He came to see us, and we did a diagnostic local anesthetic injection which showed that his pain was actually from his hip. …

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Boston Celtics Kemba Walker Stem Cell Treatment

Dr Pearl Quoted in the Boston Globe about Celtics’ Kemba Walker

In early October, soon after Boston’s season ended Kemba Walker was treated with a stem cell injection in his left knee. Dr. Janet Pearl, Medical Director of The Boston Stem Cell Center, said the treatments are an effective way to reduce pain and inflammation and restore normal function in a joint that has degenerated, such …

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Steve stem cell treatment of his knees

Steve could barely get out of a chair. Now he’s back working with little knee pain.

Steve could hardly get out of the chair in the waiting room before his regenerative medicine treatment. Now 6 months after stem cell treatment in both knees, he’s back working self-employed as a HVAC contractor. Since he was able to continue working, he could afford to send his kids to college which was so important …

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Risk of cord stem cell

FDA Clamping Down On Cord Stem Cell Centers After 12 Patients Admitted To Hospital

Twelve people in three states developed infections and were hospitalized after they got infusions or injections of stem cell products derived from umbilical cord blood that were contaminated with bacteria. See the CNN Article for more details. The FDA also recently issued a warning letter to Genetech Inc one of the major suppliers of cord stem …

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Tommy John surgery

Stem-cell Therapy to Disrupt Tommy John Surgery in Baseball

For about half a decade, it’s been something of an open secret in baseball that players—pitchers especially—regularly undergo stem-cell therapy to stave off surgeries and lost playing time. It’s a cutting-edge medical procedure, done by everyone from high-school standouts to major-league all-stars. It’s rarely discussed by players, or by their coaches, parents, doctors, or employers. …

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