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Exosomes: Masters of Cellular Communication

In the field of Regenerative Medicine, Exosomes are receiving a lot of attention.  If you’re curious as to what exosomes are, and why they’re such a big deal, this article is for you! AUTHOR Dr. Kelley Mulhern CATEGORY Regenerative Medicine SOCIAL thrivechiropracticwellness To understand exosomes and the valuable role they play in the body, we must first understand the basic unit of life: The Cell.  Our bodies (and all matter) are composed of one to billions and trillions of cells.  Experts estimate the human body

What is Regenerative Medicine?

What if medicine could help you heal yourself, instead of putting a band-aid on a problem? Regenerative medicine is a discipline of medicine focused on utilizing and optimizing natural self-healing processes. It includes things like organ transplants (both real and artificial), tissue engineering, and cellular therapies. What is Regenerative Medicine? What is Stem Cell Therapy? Check out this guide to learn everything you need to know. AUTHOR Dr. Kelley Mulhern CATEGORY Regenerative Medicine SOCIAL thrivechiropracticwellness What is Regeneration? Let’s start at the very beginning. What

Top 10 Questions to Ask BEFORE Receiving Regenerative Cellular Therapies

If you’re considering Regenerative Medicine, Regenerative Cellular Therapies, Stem Cell Therapy, or any other form of biological treatment, please read this article! As these promising treatments rise in popularity, some less-than-legitimate clinics may try to take advantage of a patient’s pain, fear, and lack of knowledge about cellular therapies. By asking these ten questions before you consent to Regenerative Cellular Therapies, cellular, biological, or “stem cell therapy” you can protect yourself or someone you love! AUTHOR Dr. Kelley Mulhern CATEGORY Regenerative Medicine SOCIAL thrivechiropracticwellness

Types of Regenerative Medicine

If you’re confused about the types of Regenerative Medicine (RM), you’re not alone.  This field of medicine has exploded in the past decade, with new options, new definitions, and new understandings of how the body works.  It seems that every provider has a slightly different twist on what Regenerative Medicine is to them, but few offer an in-depth explanation for the layperson.  That’s the intent of this article. AUTHOR Dr. Kelley Mulhern CATEGORY Regenerative Medicine SOCIAL thrivechiropracticwellness I’ve been a chiropractor, involved in natural health, since

What is Wharton’s Jelly?

If you’ve been reading about Regenerative Medicine (RM), Regenerative Cellular Therapy (RCT), Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs), or Stem Cell Therapy lately, you’ve probably heard about Wharton’s Jelly.  What is it and why is it so special?  Keep reading to find out! AUTHOR Dr. Kelley Mulhern CATEGORY Regenerative Medicine SOCIAL thrivechiropracticwellness Wharton’s Jelly is a gelatin-like substance found in the umbilical cords of placental mammals. It’s largely made up of hyaluronic acid and chondroitin sulfate. Wharton’s Jelly surrounds, insulates, supports, and protects the umbilical vein and

What is PRP in Regenerative Medicine?

process If you’re like most people, you’re starting to hear more about PRP…but you may not understand what it is.  If so, this blog is for you! PRP is the acronym for Platelet-Rich Plasma and is a process commonly used in Regenerative Medicine, to reduce pain and promote healing of damaged tissues. AUTHOR Dr. Kelley Mulhern CATEGORY Regenerative Medicine SOCIAL thrivechiropracticwellness What is the Process of PRP? The first step in the process of PRP treatment is to have a