Charles Krome, DO, of Somers Point, N.J.-based Shore Orthopaedic, leverages stem cells to treat various orthopedic conditions, according to Cape May County Herald.
Here are four takeaways:
1. Dr. Krome combines stem cells from donated umbilical cord blood with patients' platelet rich plasma.
2. The stem cells help treat knee, hip, shoulder and ankle osteoarthritis; rotator cuff tears; tennis elbow; plantar fasciitis; meniscal and ligament injuries; and other conditions.
3. Dr. Krome injects the cells with ultrasound guidance.
4. He completed his sports medicine fellowship at Grant Medical Center in Columbus.