A good indication of the effectiveness of stem cell therapy is recognizing sports teams are increasingly sending there franchise players in for stem cell treatments for their orthopedic conditions.

 Pro Athletes Who Have Had Stem Cell Treatments

July 25, 2018 By Cade Hildreth

More and more athletes are turning to stem cell treatments, because the pressure to get back on the field is high and access to these experimental therapies is continuing to increase. Athletes commonly suffer serious injuries that could potentially end their careers and cause them serious long-term health complications. Most of them turn to surgery to resolve those injuries.

However, some of them are pursuing stem cell treatments, because these procedures are less invasive than surgery and have the potential to speed and augment repair.

1. Jarvis Green | Denver Broncos

2. Knowshon Moreno | Denver Broncos

3. Sidney Rice | Seattle Seahawks

4. Hines Ward | Pittsburgh Steelers

5. Adrian Clayborn | Atlanta Falcons

6. Jamaal Charles | Kansas City Chiefs

7. Rolando McClain | Oakland Raiders

8. Aaron Curry | Oakland Raiders

9. Alex Rodriguez | New York Yankees

10. Josh Hamilton | Texas Rangers

11. Takashi Saito | L.A. Dodgers

12. Kobe Bryant | L.A. Lakers

13. Pau Gasol | San Antonio Spurs

14. Chris Johnson | New York Jets

15. Tiger Woods | Professional Golfer

16. Stephen Curry | Golden State Warriors

17. Terrell Owens | Cincinnati Bengals

 18. Uche Nwaneri | Jacksonville Jaguars

19. Marquis Maze | Pittsburgh Steelers

20. LaRon Landry | Washington Redskins

21. Cliff Lee | Philadelphia Phillies

22. Dara Torres | Olympic Swimmer

23. Israel Dagg | Crusaders

 24. Bartolo Colon | New York Yankees

25. Andrew Heaney | L.A. Angels

26. Garrett Richards | L.A. Angels

27. Christiano Ronaldo | Real Madrid

28. Ahmad Bradshaw | New York Giants

29. Prince Amukamara | New York Giants

30. David Payne | Track & Field

31. Ray Lewis | Baltimore Ravens

32. Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts

33. Gordie Howe | Detroit Red Wings

34. Jose Contreras | Philadelphia Phillies

35. Daisuke Matzuaka | Boston Red Sox

36. A.J. Foyt | Nascar Driver

37. Jack Nicklaus | Golf Legend

38. Rafael Nadal | Tennis Player