How Unproven Stem Cell Therapies Are Costing Desperate Patients

November 8, 2019

(Texas Monthly) – On a Wednesday afternoon in September 2018, Dilley and her mother arrived at the Houston clinic and, while in the waiting room, chatted with the other patients. They learned that a few others were also from Brazoria County and had read about stem cells in “Conversations With Gin.” They’d come seeking relief from neck pain, back pain, and arthritis. One by one, they were called back to an area where they sat in recliners and were handed frozen vials, about the size of a paper clip, which they were instructed to warm in their fists. The contents were then transferred to a syringe and injected.