Texas Passes Legislation Allowing Patient Access to Stem Cell Therapy – 4 Major Takeaways

On June 12, 2017, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 810, known as “Charlie’s Law,” which gives patients never-before-seen access to non-FDA approved autologous and allogenic cellular-based therapies. Texas is the first state in the United States to pass such a law, and it will allow patients with certain chronic diseases or terminal illnesses … Continued

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MedRebels to Host Cell Therapy Training featuring Regenerative Medicine Industry Leaders

MedRebels is proud to host a Cell Therapy Training Symposium and Cadaver Workshop on September 30, 2016 through October 1, 2016 at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa, located just outside of Austin, Texas. Austin, Texas (PRWEB)September 30, 2016 During this two-day CME-Accredited event, MedRebels welcomes several regenerative medicine industry leaders, most notably the … Continued

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Stem cell procedure could reduce chronic pain

More than 1.5 billion people suffer from chronic pain worldwide, according to the American Academy of Pain Medicine. Many of those people turn to pain medications or expensive surgeries to try and get relief, but now some doctors are saying a new minimally invasive procedure can do the trick. It’s called stem cell injections. Ashleigh … Continued

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Stem Cell Doc Supports the Arts Through Medicine

MedRebels preferred physician Dr. Lew Schon is no stranger to our blog. Last summer he achieved national acclaim – not for the usual response to research studies or successful surgical outcomes… this time, Dr. Schon was in the spotlight, literally, belting out the lyrics to Seven Nation Army along side perhaps his most famous patient, … Continued

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patellar tendonitis

Tendonitis of the Knee

The patellar tendon connects the kneecap (patella) to the shinbone (tibia). Patellar tendonitis occurs when stress is placed on the supporting structures of the knee, resulting in a burning pain just below the patella. Although it most commonly affects athletes whose sports involve a lot of running and jumping, patellar tendonitis can happen to anybody … Continued

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baker's cyst

Popliteal Cyst

Also known as a Baker’s cyst, a popliteal cyst is a swelling that occurs in the space behind the knee, producing a pain or tightening in the knee joint. The swelling is brought on by a build-up of lubrication (or synovial fluid) in the popliteal bursa sac. Usually the result of arthritis or a cartilage tear … Continued

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