He was in the clinic for his annual exam and he's doing very very well.
"A new medical technology is helping heal some Hawai'i pets" ... by Treena Shapiro, Honolulu Magazine, Page 26, June 2013
"Ipo, my own dog, is the living proof that stem cell therapy works." ... Dr. Cristina Miliaresis DVM
Use your pet's own stem cells to heal their damaged joints. Arthritis, Hip or elbow dysplasia, Tendon, Ligament and Bone injuries.
This is the collection of related material we have been able to gather about Stem Cell Therapy at Surf Paws. Surf Paws is the first pet hospital to offer Adipose Stem Cell Therapy performed in-house right here in Honolulu.
Kumba is our most popular case because he received so much press coverage. "Kumba suffered from arthritis so bad he could barely get off the floor. Two months later his owners say Kumba is like a new dog." ... KHON2 News.
"Stem-cell therapy is an exciting new way to potentially battle diseases such as cancer and diabetes. For humans, the technology is still mostly in the experimental phase. For pets, though, the future is here already." ...
"We were there as a beloved dog named Kumba received one of the first-ever, in-clinic stem cell therapy surgeries in the islands ... The Rottweiler-Lab mix is one of the first in Hawaii to undergo the stem cell procedure at Surf Paws in Hawaii Kai."
"A 13-year-old dog who was barely able to walk is back on his paws thanks to stem cell therapy. Before the treatment Kumba suffered from arthritis so bad he could barely get off the floor.
Two months later his owners say Kumba is like a new dog." ... KHON2 News
Stem cell therapy has shown to have success in treating animals diagnosed with arthritis and other degenerative diseases. Now, the treatment is more convenient and affordable.
Kalalau suffered from severe osteoarthritis. He was hurting so bad he would often stop on his walks and would not go another step. 4 weeks post stem cell therapy Kalalau takes the lead on his walks.
Steeler suffered from severe osteoarthritis. He was suffering so bad the owners were considering euthansia. Fortunately the owners were open to the posibilities of stem cell therapy. Steeler received 2 sets of injections which greatly improved his mobility and can now walk on his own.
Ipo is Dr. Miliaresis' American/Pit Bull Terrier mix. She was diagnosed w/ partial tear cranial cruciate ligament. Ipo's positive recovery proved that stem cell therapy is a viable alternative and option.
Honolulu’s first in-clinic stem cell therapy was performed June 21 on Kumba, a 13-year old Rottweiler/Labrador mix, at Surf Paws Animal Hospital in Hawaii Kai Towne Center.
Brought to you by Jill Kuramoto, KITV News
Dr. Mike Hutchinson, D.V.M. - A leading practitioner in stem cell regeneration, Mike Hutchinson, D.V.M., “Dr. Mike,” is a highly sought after speaker at national and international veterinary conferences on the uses of animal stem cells.
Dr. Carole Spangler Vaughn on stem cell therapy. Brought to you by Hawaii Wellness Directory and Medivet Hawaii LLC.
A quick and dirty raw footage on the stem cell procedure.
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