Using a special process, cells are extracted from this tissue and injected into areas of your body that have become damaged through wear and tear, injury, or disease. Adipose tissue therapy can also be used as an additional treatment alongside other orthopaedic procedures to help with bone and tissue healing..
Fat plays a number of roles in our body, including how we heal. Studies carried out over many years have explored this healing potential, which was recognised as early as World War 1, when fat was used to speed up the healing of soldiers’ wounds.
Fat as part of a balanced diet is essential for our health and has many benefits alongside providing energy, including cushioning the joints and repairing damaged tissues.
The advantages of using fat to help with healing include:
The cells that are stored in your own body fat (or adipose tissue) are able to respond to problems in other areas of the body that are causing pain or dysfunction, providing natural ‘tools’ to help with healing. Your cells can help to:
Watch our video below to see a procedure.