Adipose-Derived Stem Cells for Tendon Injuries: The Fat is Phat

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Stem cell research has shown that adult stem cells can be safely and easily harvested from fat deposits in a horse and used to treat a variety of musculoskeletal diseases. These cells are capable of becoming bone, muscle, cartilage, or tendon cells. Once introduced to the injury site, adipose-derived stem cells can help heal the affected tissues.

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