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New York Spine and Sports Surgery

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon & Orthopedic Sports Surgeon located in East Garden City, Garden City, NY & Bloomfield, NJ

Are you suffering from a sports-related or orthopedic injury and looking to heal efficiently? You may be a good candidate for innovative treatments involving exosomes. Board-certified orthopedic surgeon Aron D. Rovner, MD, offers expert exosome therapy at two New York Spine and Sports Surgery locations in Garden City, New York, and Fair Lawn, New Jersey. Exosomes are tiny pieces of cellular material that have regenerative and therapeutic qualities. To learn more about various injuries and health concerns exosome therapy can help with, call your nearest office or book an appointment online today.

Exosomes Q&A

What are exosomes? 

Stem cells, like every other cell in your body, release exosomes to communicate with each other. Exosomes are small pieces of cellular material that consist of proteins, messenger RNA, and microRNA from their parent stem cell. 

These contents endow them with potential therapeutic functions. It is important to note that exosomes are not stem cells; they can’t differentiate into different cell types. 

During treatment, Dr. Rovner inserts exosomes into your body via intravenous or local injection. They then travel to areas of injury and inflammation and penetrate existing cells with the help of their protein content. This process can help repair and regenerate damaged cells.

What are the benefits of using exosomes in treatments?

Exosome therapy is a non-invasive treatment option that has a variety of potential benefits that can help treat several health issues. Exosome therapy can:

  • Improve cell signaling
  • Promote wound healing 
  • Improve brain health and heart function
  • Improve joint function and arthritis 
  • Reduce pain
  • Help with tissue repair
  • Reduce inflammation
  • Help fight infections
  • Help your body repair itself and grow new cells 

Exosomes can help with the treatment of:

  • Muscle and tendon tears
  • Joint issues 
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Factures
  • Degenerative disc diseases 
  • Cartilage degeneration
  • Osteoporosis
  • Scars
  • Aging

Exosome therapy is generally safe and well-tolerated, and the most common side effect is fatigue. Other possible side effects include headaches, fever, and chills. 

How do treatments utilize exosomes? 

After discussing whether you’re a good candidate for exosome therapy, Dr. Rovner administers the exosomes using precise radiologic and ultrasound guidance.

He may encourage intravenous injection, as it helps your body easily absorb the exosomes and allows for long-term therapy.

Local injections can help improve the healing strength of tendons and bones. Local injections may require multiple, repeated administrations.

You can expect to see the results of exosome therapy over time, and you may even notice improvements within a few weeks or months after receiving the treatment.

A better quality of life is not only possible but close at hand. To learn more about innovative exosomes and therapy options, call New York Spine and Sports Surgery today or schedule a consultation online.