Shore Orthopaedic's Dr. Charles Krome offers stem cell therapy for orthopedic conditions: 4 takeaways

Written by Megan Wood | January 02, 2018 | Print  |

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.


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