BCBS of North Carolina to Evaluate Amniotic Fluid Injections for Coverage of Osteoarthritis and Plantar Fasciitis
Injection of amniotic fluid or amniotic fluid‒derived cells is currently being evaluated for the treatment of osteoarthritis and plantar fasciitis by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. Amniotic membrane and amniotic fluid are also being investigated as sources of pluripotent stem cells. Pluripotent stem cells can be cultured and are capable of differentiation toward any cell type. The next CAP Review is scheduled for 8/2019.
Stem Cell Recruitment Therapy®
Acellular minimally manipulated tissue allografts are utilized to help treat a wide variety of conditions and are shown to help the body boost its ability to heal itself. The allografts help promote the body’s own healing process to assist in the reconstruction and regeneration of injured tissue. This can lead to an alleviation of pain, and a quick recovery. Learn more