No, you don’t have to be a professional athlete to seek help from a sports medicine physician. Sports medicine physicians treat people who participate in sports and physical activities just for fun or want to get better results from their exercise program. They also treat people who have suffered injuries and want to regain full function, as well as people who have disabilities and want to increase their mobility and capabilities.

Most primary care sports medicine specialists are doctors who have completed baseline training, often in family medicine, internal medicine, emergency medicine or rehabilitation medicine, before pursuing additional sports medicine training. They do not have expertise in surgery. Sports medicine surgeons, however, have completed an orthopedic surgery residency. Orthopedic surgeons are certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

At Jersey Shore Medical Alliance, we use non-surgical therapies to get you back to your normal activities and the things that you love doing.

Regenerative medicine involves clinical procedures that aim to repair damaged tissue or organs. Most often this is done by using stem cells to replace cells and tissues damaged by aging and by disease. In some cases, medical devices are part of the therapeutic procedure.

Stem cells work as an internal repair system, dividing without limit to replenish many different cell types. Stem cells are harvested from your own bone marrow and injected with growth factors into your damaged joint. Stems cells are ideal to help treat a variety of conditions such as rotator cuff conditions, tendonitis, ligament injuries, and cartilage damage from osteoarthritis.

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) begins with a simple blood draw. Your blood is centrifuged to extract the platelet-rich cells, which contain concentrated growth factors. The Platelet-Rich Plasma is injected into an injured or degenerated part of the body. A PRP injection promotes healing of injured tendons, ligaments, muscles, joints and other musculoskeletal conditions.

At Jersey Shore Regenerative Medicine, we offer solutions to people who have exhausted many options.

Intravenous (IV) Drip delivers vitamins, minerals and amino acids directly to the body for maximum absorption. This allows the nutrients to flood your body and nourish itself at the cellular level. When we use this method, we can safely deliver larger dosages of vitamins, minerals and amino acids that would not otherwise be tolerated orally.

Whether you’re looking for hangover recovery or a quick immune system boost, there’s no waiting for fluids and nutrients to filter through your digestive system. IV Hydration Drip nutritional treatments go directly where they’re needed – into the blood – where your body can deliver them quickly to where they need to go.

HydraFacial is different than any other facial because it provides a patented “hydradermabrasion” – a three-part regimen — cleansing, exfoliating, and then infusing skin with intensive serums in the same 30-minute facial. Rather than blasting the skin with grit, à la traditional dermabrasion, this gentler approach vacuums out pores while simultaneously pushing in potent actives, which moisturize, brighten, plump and protect. Beyond the standard three steps, there are targeted add-ons, which take aim at unique skin concerns, like brown spots, nagging lines or acne.

One of the big differences between medical grade products and those found over the counter, is the quality and quantity of the ingredients used in each formula. A more stable form and a higher concentration of ingredients will bring the best results, and this can only be present in medical-grade products.

Over the counter skincare products are not held to the same standard that medical-grade products are. Medical-grade products are subjected to rigorous and extensive testing and clinical studies. What that means is that these products have years of research and data proving that they work, before they are even made available for you to purchase. Over the counter products do not have to have studies conducted or even years of research backing the formulation.

A skincare product can be formulated with all the best ingredients, but without an effective delivery method, the product cannot penetrate the skin, and therefore rendered ineffective. Over the counter skincare products found at department stores and drugstores are only allowed to penetrate the surface of the skin and can’t address deeper skin concerns. Medical-grade products are designed with advanced delivery methods and technologies that have the capability to penetrate deep down to the deepest level of the skin, correcting your specific skin concern directly at the source. With over the counter products, since they only sit on the surface of the skin, they cannot change the skin or heal any skin conditions that you may have.

At Jersey Shore Aesthetics and Wellness, we don’t leave your skin up to chance. We will develop a comprehensive wellness plan that includes lifestyle, diet and skincare to help you achieve your best skin!