Pet Stem Cell Therapy
Charlotte, NC - "He limps a lot on his left rear leg, where the partial ACL is torn. He has a hard time jumping up and down." The words of a dog owner willing to do whatever it takes to heal her pet. That's why J.P. Brewer says, she decided to pay for stem cell therapy for her dog Sebastian.
Dr. Michael Herman says, veterinary stem cell therapy is a fairly new yet simple process that can change all of that. He says, "Not necessarily are they going to revert to the puppy stage, but they're going to have decreased pain, better mobility and certainly enhanced quality of life."
The process is pretty unique in that its all done in house. The animal has its fat cells surgically removed and then the stem cells are extracted on site. Hours later, the animal has its own stem cell reinserted.” Dr. Herman says the process is “currently indicated for osteoarthritis, any type of soft tissue disease, fractures, but we're also seeing results with allergic skin disease, kidney failure, things like that."
Katie Miller is just two months removed from her dog's surgery. Miller says her dog “runs now which she hasn't done in 2 years and can jump on the sofa, so she definitely feels a lot better." At a price tag of 15 hundred dollars plus, she says the investment was well worth it to preserve her dog's quality of life.