The Centeno-Schultz Clinic is committed to providing the highest level of PRP and stem cell treatments to patients with common orthopedic conditions. We use bone marrow-derived stem cells along with varying concentrations of PRP and maintain a university-level laboratory. Amniotic stem cells have gained increasing attention and are widely touted in online and newspaper ads, but, unfortunately, as we discussed yesterday, amniotic stem cell products do not contain any live stem cells.
Today, we are reviewing a deceptive advertising claim against an amniotic stem cell clinic settled by the FTC. First, let’s review more information on these amniotic products.
More Information on Amniotic Products
Reviewing the following information will help you better understand the claims and the truth of amniotic products:
- “Don’t Become an Amniotic Stem Cell Victim”
- “Amniotic Stem Cell Therapy The Amniotic Fluid Stem Cell Injection Two Step…”
- “Is an Amniotic Stem Cell Treatment Really Just a Baby Piss Shot?”
- “Amniotic ‘Stem Cells’—Really Just an Expensive PRP Shot”
- “Amniotic Stem Cell Update: This Is so Wrong…”
To dig even deeper into the claims and the truth of amniotic products, please watch the short video below:
FTC Settles Deceptive Advertising on Amniotic Stem Cell Claims
Last week, the Federal Trade Commission settled deceptive adverting charges against a California physician and his two companies based on their “amniotic stem cell therapy” claims. The companies claimed the ability to treat serious medical conditions, including Parkinson’s disease, autism, cerebral palsy, osteoarthritis, multiple sclerosis, strokes, and cardiovascular disease. On their websites, the clinics boasted that amniotic stem cell therapy could restore the vision of blind patients, one of those being a 101-year-old who had been blind for seven years. A $3.31 million judgment was imposed.
Do your homework. If the clinic you are considering offers amniotic stem cell treatment for multiple serious medical conditions, including osteoarthritis, save both your time and hard-earned money. It will not work.
Curious about your candidacy for PRP or bone marrow stem cell treatment? Schedule a new patient evaluation at the Centeno-Schultz Clinic, who invented orthopedic stem cell injections. You will be seen by a fellowship-trained physician who will provide you with a candidacy rating and full understanding of treatment options.