“Marlette developed cysts and holes in the bones of his wrist. Doctors prescribed anti-inflammatory medications, but they only managed the pain, doing nothing to actually heal the problem. One day, his doctor, Dr. Bob Van Demark at Sanford Health in South Dakota, where Marlette works in finance, saw a presentation by Dr. Eckhard Alt.
It was about a new treatment using stem cells.
“Following an infection or wound or trauma,” Alt said, “there comes a call to the stem cells in the blood vessels, which are silent, and nature activates those cells.””