Cellular Therapy Treatment Center to Open in Pittsburgh
Lung Disease in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, historically called the “Gateway to the West,” has played an important role in U.S. history, from the French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars to being the industrial hub of the nation for many years. Residents proudly claim that the city’s coal mining and steel production industries have provided necessary building blocks for our country’s economy. But what is the cost of this contribution? A recent study conducted by the University of Pittsburgh suggests that respiratory disease in coal mining areas is more prevalent than in areas that do not pose the same occupational hazards. Also, Pennsylvania is currently the fourth largest coal producing state in the country.
Cellular Treatment Center to Open in Pittsburgh
Many lung disease sufferers have opted in for cellular therapy to improve their quality of life. While cellular therapy isn’t a cure for lung disease, it has improved many patients’ quality of life. The Lung Institute uses cellular therapy to improve lung function. Everyone has cells in their bodies that act as our body’s system to promote healing. Cellular therapy specifically targets damaged areas and accelerates the healing process. The Lung Institute uses a minimally invasive procedure that extracts cells from fat tissue, blood or bone marrow, and reintroduces them back into the body, targeting the damaged lung tissue. Cellular therapy has significantly improved many patients’ lives by allowing them to breathe easier and do the things that they enjoy in life.
Although Pittsburgh has some of the highest levels of air pollution in the United States, there is hope for those suffering from COPD. The Lung Institute is on its way.
If you or a loved one suffers from chronic lung disease, contact the Lung Institute to find out if cellular therapy can help get your life back within reach. Contact us by calling 888-745-6697 to see if you qualify.