Posts Tagged: stem cell therapy
“Stem cell” is a term that gets thrown around a lot in the media, yet few people really understand what stem cells are and how they are being utilized on a day-to-day basis. Stem cell therapy for pets is certainly on the forefront of modern veterinary medicine, and is just one more way your team at Billings Animal Family Hospital is working to bring the best care to your furry family.
A Stem Cell Primer
So, what on earth are stem cells? While they often get a fancy rap in the media, stem cells are really the most basic cells in our bodies. They are the immature cells that develop into more specialized tissues as they grow.
Stem cell therapy is a cutting-edge field that has all sorts of applications in the medical world. In the last 10 years or so, veterinarians have begun to use this technology for pets. We have seen tremendous success using stem cell technology and are excited for you to get to know more about it. Continue…