The Roanoker - July/August 2018 - 17

On the Cutting Edge
of Medicine
A local business is changing lives through low-risk stem cell
therapy.

B

ALANCE WELLSPACE offers
many services, such as chiropractic
and physical rehabilitation,
massage therapy, cold laser therapy and
many other health and wellness options.
Their newest addition, however, is noninvasive, non-surgical stem cell therapy.
"I always tell people that I am great
at what I do, but I cannot make bones
go away and I cannot regrow things,"
says Dr. Jennifer Walker, owner and
chief chiropractor. "That was our reason
for integrating with medicine, so we can
include what is being said as the biggest
medical breakthrough of our generation-
stem cell therapy."
When you're injured, your body
sends immune cells to the affected area
to speed up the recovery process. While
there are many options, including joint
rejuvenation, cortisone injections and

surgery, the risks may outweigh the
benefits. Stem cell therapy, however,
looks to be a solution to those
possible problems, expediting the
healing by introducing stem cells to
the area, increasing cellular healing
and regeneration of new tissue. It
also repairs joint damage and reduces
inflammation.
The stem cells used by Balance
Wellspace are derived from healthy
cesarean births from consenting donors
who are screened before the birthing
process. No fetal tissue is involved; once
collected, the material is processed in an
FDA registered lab, screened, put into a
vial and stored cryogenically.
Stem cell therapy has a number of
benefits as well, including no surgery or
downtime, no scar tissue and minimal
risk. The procedure usually takes less

THE
GIST!

than 30 minutes, with only a topical
numbing agent (no sedation), with few
side effects, such as joint tenderness that
usually resolves within a few days. Along
with specific physical rehabilitation and
improved nutrition, recovery time can be
even faster, getting the patient back to
work and everyday activities.
People who are in chronic pain that
may be facing joint replacement surgery,
degenerative arthritis, bursitis or tissue
tears now have a safer option. All patients
undergo a full physical and functional
exam, as well as digital imaging, so that
Balance Wellspace staff can make the best
recommendation and supply the most
comprehensive treatment plan.
Lisa Uhl, director of development and
operations, says they already have several
success stories, including a high school
athlete who was back on the playing field
within a week of her injection.
"Our first patient was an employee
looking at a knee replacement. After four
weeks, X-rays revealed outside growth
on the outside of her knee and two
centimeters on the inside of her knee.
She was skiing that season!" I
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