The aim of our treatment is to regenerate the nerve cells that were damaged in patient’s spinal cord after the original injury by using stem cell transplantation. To do so, stem cells are injected in great quantity through IVs and lumbar punctures in order to better target the damaged area.
It is important that before considering stem cell therapy patient’s should have undergone any surgery recommended by local doctors such as spine decompressive surgery.
Our Treatment Package
We truly believe that our treatment program is one of the best available worldwide. The combination of Beike stem cell technology with the Functional Medicine Approach of Better Being Hospital allows our patients to give themselves the best chances of improvement. Please click on the table below to enlarge it and learn more about the treatments, therapies and services included in our program.
Our stem cell therapy for spinal cord injury can bring improvements in Motor Function, Sensations, Neuropathic Pain, Bladder & Bowel, Spasticity and Sweating Ability.* Upon receiving your medical information our doctors can give you additional guidance regarding your/your relative’s particular condition.
The medical team at the center uses a combination of two injection methods for our patients diagnosed with Spinal Cord Injury: intravenous and lumbar puncture. Following Beike recommendations, doctors at the treatment center will prescribe the most appropriate combination to treat the patient personal condition after initial check-up upon arrival. Injections are minimally invasive and yet highly effective in delivering stem cells to the damaged areas. More information about each type of injection below:
Intravenous Injection (IV)
The Intravenous (IV) delivery method is a very simple process and should already be familiar to most patients. A tubing line with a catheter tip threaded over a needle is placed into the patient’s vein. Once proper placement is obtained, the needle portion is removed and the flexible plastic catheter is left in place in the vein with the tubing attached. The stem cell solution mixed with the cord blood serum will be administered through the IV (after the evaluation by local medical staff, Dexamethasone may be considered beforehand to avoid any potential allergic reactions). Typically no sedation is required for this procedure. The entire IV injection process takes less than 45 minutes to complete.
Lumbar Puncture (LP)
A lumbar puncture is also commonly referred to as a spinal tap. It is a procedure used to access the cerebrospinal fluid of the brain and spinal cord and helps to deliver stem cells directly into the cerebral spinal fluid, bypassing the blood-brain barrier. Our doctors have determined that this is the least invasive method for delivering stem cells directly into the central nervous system. Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) is used by the body to provide protection for the brain and spinal cord, limiting the possibility of injury to these areas. The body constantly produces CSF and thus any withdrawn fluid is naturally replaced within a few hours.
Below are video interviews recorded during treatment with Beike stem cells regarding patient experience including the improvements they have noticed following the treatment. The improvements mentioned in these videos are typical in patients with Spinal Cord Injury, however it doesn’t guarantee that all patients may have improvement.
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