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The six-minute segment mimics a morning talk show, using a polished TV host to interview guests around a coffee table. Dr. Adam Pourcho extols the benefits of stem cells and “regenerative medicine” for healing joints without surgery. Pourcho, a sports medicine specialist, says he has used platelet injections to treat his own knee pain, as well as a tendon injury in his elbow. Extending his arm, he says, “It’s completely healed.”

Brendan Hyland, a gym teacher and track coach, describes withstanding intense heel pain for 18 months before seeing Pourcho. Four months after the injections, he says, he was pain-free and has since gone on a 40-mile hike.

“I don’t have any pain that stops me from doing anything I want,” Hyland says.

…continue reading ‘Elite Hospitals Plunge Into Unproven Stem Cell Treatments’

Image: By Clark Stanley – https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/ephemera/medshow.html, attributed to:Clark Stanley’s Snake Oil Liniment,True Life in the Far West,200 page pamphlet, illus.,Worcester, Massachusetts, c. 1905,23 x 14.8 cm., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=47338529

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