What is an Amniotic Injection

Amniotic fluid is a highly concentrated mixture of sterile, and ethically obtained proteins, cytokins and other important compounds, which are essential elemens in the development and sustaining of our body's repair process.  Studies have shown this fluid to be naturally regenerative and can reduce inflammation and scars.  Amniotic fluid is the fluid surrounding a child during pregnancy.  Amniotic fluid is now obtained ethically, and donated from consenting mothers of cesarian deliveries   It is important to note, these cells come from the amniotic sac and are not part of the embryo. The amnioitc fluid has noting to do with the baby and is universally discarded at birth. The donation of this fluid allows it to be purified, and through a multilevel FDA APPROVED process, sterilized and manufactured for injection. 

What Benefits Can This Treatment Offer?

Amniotic stem cell therapy is a very safe and effective treatment.  There is no risk of rejection in the patient.  The fluid contains the growth factors that help to stimulate tissue growth, stem cell activity and naturally reduce inflammation.  It also contains hyaluronic acid, which acts as a lubrican acting at the site of delivery to enhance healing.

Who Is A Candidate For Amniotic Stem Cell Therapy?

This treatment is ideal for patients suffering with one of the following:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Achilles Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Tendon or ligament tears or pain
  • Wound healing

 If you have pain that is not responding to traditional care Emerald Coast Podiatry would be honored to speak to you about this and other cutting edge and traditional treatments to help get you back on your feet.