Regenerative Medicine + Physical Therapy = The Future
Introducing Regenerative Rehabilitation
Regenerative Rehabilitation is a newly emerging field based on collaboration between the fields of regenerative medicine and rehabilitation science. It is improving recovery times and helping to ensure prolonged healthy and proper function for people managing injury and disease in the spine, joints, nerves, tendons and muscles.
Regenerative medicine works on a cellular level to restore structure and function to damaged tissues and organs. These treatments promote healing through the secretion of growth factors, the introduction of new or modified cellular matter, and the stimulation of cell-specific growth. As the cells perform their duties, functionality improves.
Since 2017, Dr. Marko Bodor, Director of Research for Napa Medical Research Foundation (NMRF), has been working with Kristin Bowne, PT, MS, DPT, a pioneer in the field of Regenerative Rehabilitation and leading physical therapist. Her customized physical therapy programs begin with a thorough musculoskeletal evaluation and incorporate a variety of therapeutic modalities that serve to reduce pain, promote tissue repair and support the body’s intrinsic healing process. The collaborative work between Bowne and NMRF is establishing an important basis for the evolution of this new, interdisciplinary field.