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Back & Spine

"If you are told that invasive back surgery is your only option, or have been suffering from ailing back pain, or even have non-healing fractures as I did, please see Dr. Garg and ask about adult stem cell procedures. You will be happy with your decision, as I am." – Anna S.

PROVIDING NON-SURGICAL ALTERNATIVE TO JOINT AND BACK  PROBLEMS

Experience Counts - Located in Jacksonville, Florida, we are the leader in Adult Stem Cell and Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Procedures. We have performed these procedures for more than ten years with over 90 % results and ZERO side effects.

Top Stem Cell Center in the World: Unique Proven Clinical Protocols, over ten years of experience and hundreds of satisfied patients is why people from around the world come to us for their adult stem cell and Platelet-Rich Plasma Procedures. 

FIVE reasons you need to know before you decide. You will see why people around the world choose us over other Clinics.

Glaring Differences

SmartChoice®

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Other Leading Stem Cell Clinics (including Regenexx, Cell surgical Networks and others)

1. Gene and Cellular tests to evaluate your stem cell functions.

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2. Use BOTH Bone Marrow and Fat Stem Cells, along with PRP.

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3. Process Your Stem Cells with safety and use no dangerous chemicals like collagenase.

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4. Use Dynamic Ultrasound Guided Injections for Precision and safety (and NOT use X-Rays that can damage your cells).

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5. Improve body functions with proprietary Hormones and Supplements, so you get the best possible clinical outcome.

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 The SmartChoice® Joint Procedures offer non-surgical ALTERNATIVES by using your own adult stem cells and Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)  for the patients who are suffering from back and neck pain or may be facing invasive orthopedic spine surgery.

These SmartChoice® Joint Procedures may provide a simple, out-patient, natural alternatives to many patients so as to AVOID the costly and risky orthopedic surgeries that also require long recovery periods.

At SmartChoice® we believe that cost should not be an obstacle to getting your quality of life back. We put these procedures within reach of most budgets.


Treatment costs less
than you might think.
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These treatments are already extensively used by people with sports injuries and orthopedic conditions, for faster recovery times and better results.


Over 95% success rate
for joint restoration.
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Last year, I successfully performed SmartChoice® Procedure on my son, Neil for a ligament injury near his shoulder. Yes, these procedures are safe.


Patient safety is our
number one priority
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The Anatomy of Back Pain

If you've ever groaned, "Oh, my aching back!", you are not alone. Back pain is one of the most common medical problems, affecting 8 out of 10 people at some point during their lives. Back pain can range from a dull, constant ache to a sudden, sharp pain. Acute back pain comes on suddenly and usually lasts from a few days to a few weeks. Back pain is called chronic if it lasts for more than three months. Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work.

Back Pain

Common back pain causes include nerve and muscular problems, ruptured disc, bulging disc, degenerative disc disease, scoliosis, facet disease, sciatica and arthritis. In some cases arthritis in the spine can lead to a narrowing of the space around the spinal cord, a condition called spinal stenosis.

Neck pain is a general term used to describe any type of pain that occurs in the bones, muscles, nerves, or other tissues or structures located in the neck and (sometimes) shoulder areas. Causes of neck pain include - whiplash injuries, auto injury, herniated disc, spinal stenosis, abnormalities in the bone or joints, trauma, poor posture, degenerative diseases, cervical spondylosis, muscle strain, tumors etc.

Common Lower Back Problems (lumbar):

Disc Herniation occurs when a disc extrudes into the spinal canal. It is also referred to as a bulging disc, ruptured disc or slipped disc. As a disc degenerates, it can herniate (the inner core extrudes) back into the spinal canal. A lumbar herniated disc can cause pain to radiate all the way down the legs and into the foot. In the area of the cervical spine, the pain would radiate from the neck down the arm into the fingers.

Degenerative Disc Disease refers to the gradual deterioration of the disc between the vertebrae. As we age, the water and protein content of the body's cartilage changes. This change results in weaker, thinner and more fragile cartilage. Because both the discs and the joints that stack the vertebrae (facet joints) are partially composed of cartilage, these areas are subject to wear and tear over time (degenerative changes).

Spondylolisthesis is the slippage of one vertebrae upon another. There are multiple "types" of slippage. The degenerative type is commonly seen in the elderly population and the "isthmic" type is commonly seen in the younger population. In the degenerative "older" type, the patient usually has symptoms of spinal stenosis with increased chance of back pain. If the slippage is unstable, back pain becomes more significant. The isthmic (younger) type of slippage is likely present from early adulthood; patients tend to become symptomatic in their 20s or 30s.

Spinal Stenosis is a common problem noted in the elderly population. Stenosis is basically a fancy term for a narrowing of the spinal canal. As we age, the joints in the spine become arthritic and form bone spurs; the ligaments "thicken" and the discs collapse and "protrude" into the spinal canal. The spinal canal has a limited amount of space, and as the bony spurs, discs and ligaments invade the canal, the nerves have less room available to them. The increasing pressure on the nerves causes some back and mostly leg pain which usually worsens with standing or walking; the leg pain is usually relieved by sitting or lying down.

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