‘Stem cell research offers unprecedented opportunities for developing new treatments for debilitating diseases for which there are few or no cures. Stem cells also present a new way to explore fundamental questions of biology, such as determining the basic mechanisms of tissue development and specialization, which will be required for the development of therapies.’ (National Research Council, 2002, p. xi) Perhaps you have heard of regenerative medicine. Or maybe you’re very versed in regenerative medicine as a whole. On the other hand, you may be new to regenerative medicine and know very little about the field itself. Whichever you may be, it is vital to know that this is an ever-expanding field with great financial potential for physicians and clinicians, and even greater health potential for patients and those seeking treatment.
Regenerative Medicine’s Potential
From healing tissues and increasing growth, to boosting immunity and aesthetic de-aging, the healing power of regenerative medicine has been proven time and time again to be able to treat a wide range of patient ailments and bodily issues. With a less invasive and more natural approach, the reach of regenerative medicine has shown its ability to be more effective at healing tissues from injury, increasing growth, improving skins aesthetics, and boosting immunity and collagen production. Through its internal healing, it can repair in a shorter amount of time than other approaches too. Given its effectiveness at this point in time, it has been touted by individuals within the medicine the world over that the future of regenerative medicine offers even greater opportunities for the field of medicine. ‘Over the next decade, it will, many believe, achieve its long-anticipated potential and begin to fundamentally reshape clinical medicine as we know it…Limitations in standard of care and unmet clinical needs, as well as the corresponding desires for better outcomes and improved quality of life by patients and their families, will continue to drive medical innovation.’ (Van Bokkelen, 2021, para. 3, 21)
Getting Started with Regenerative Medicine
Integrating regenerative medicine may require initial expansion to your current clinic, but by adding the option to provide patients with an alternative and natural solution to their problems, it is the first step towards taking your practice to the next level. Advancing your practices methods and processes this way will not only open yourself to more opportunities, but be in a better position to help and heal as many people as possible. Regenerative medicines role in helping sporting stars and celebrities with the latest modern techniques is all the proof you need of its effectiveness, and implementing as such to become successful in this industry. With decades of experience in this field the world over, Dr. Singer is in prime position to help your clinic elevate to such heights through regenerative medicine.
With only positive outlooks ahead in this field, now is a better time than ever to implement regenerative medicine in your clinic. The future has been told to bring even more advancements to help people heal faster and live longer. ‘One day, patients will have access to regenerative medicine treatments that will circumvent the complications of organ donation,” says Sharlini Sankaran, PhD, executive director of Duke’s Regeneration Next Initiative. “We will be able to use our bodies’ own innate repair mechanisms to eliminate the wait time, cost, and limited supply of organ transplantation. Instead of transplanting organs, we will know how to repair our own.’ (Shurgot, 2018, para. 2)
National Research Council (US) and Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on the Biological and Biomedical Applications of Stem Cell Research. Stem Cells and the Future of Regenerative Medicine. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2002. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK223695/ doi: 10.17226/10195
Shurgot, M. (2018, February 1). The Future of Regenerative Medicine. Duke University. Retrieved from https://medschool.duke.edu/about-us/news-and-communications/med-school-blog/future-regenerative-medicine
Van Bokken, G. (2021, January 8). Envisioning Future Trends in Regenerative Medicine. GEN – Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News. Retrieved from https://www.genengnews.com/commentary/point-of-view/envisioning-future-trends-in-regenerative-medicine/