Tuesday, September 22, 2009

5 Month Post-Treatment Update (Sept. 22, 2009)

BIG CHANGES!

Four days after I arrived in China (19 April, '09) I had Jason snap some photos of the quadricep area of my legs (we took other photos as well, but this post is about my legs). Last night I took new photos, just curious whether exercising my brains out for the past five months has done anything. Man, was I surprised! As (hopefully) can be seen by the photos below, I have gained back 3.25" of muscle mass in each leg!


RIGHT LEG - 19 April, 2009

RIGHT LEG - 21, September, 2009



LEFT LEG - 19 April, 2009

LEFT LEG - 21 September, 2009

I believe a lot of this growth is due to my stem cell treatment. The treatment has given me the strength to exercise often and more vigorously, making it possible to use my exercycle nearly everyday for 30-45 minutes at a time.

Overall, I feel I am walking a bit stronger, but still struggle with standing up.

I am really working on strengthening my "core," and have added 80-100 sit ups to my workout routine. I use my large workout table with a long utility strap wrapped around it with a tightening device. Sitting upright on the table, I put the strap over my legs, just behind my knees, and tighten it so my legs don't bend. Then I use a sturdy, foam pillow propped at a 45 degree angle and bend forward and back. Of course, the "glute" work is a big part of the core, so I do those exercises 4-5 times a week. Still see my PT once a week. I'll keep you posted.

4 comments:

  1. sir for this many many congrulation also for your health when i am wrighting this comment i am so thrill. state of posetive shock i don't know what to say . hoping this changes will continoue .
    your brother,
    satvinder singh

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  2. Dear Russ, What a blessing to enjoy the benefits of the RSC therapy! And what a blessing for us to follow your progress and rejoice in the awareness that the ADULT STEM CELL therapies are opening the door to a world of REAL health and wellness. So let the pharma companies unravel their tentacles a bit!

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  3. Assuming you measured in the exact same location with the same amount of tension on the tape you still don't know if any increase is actually muscle mass, fat, or some combination without a biopsy or at least some data on body composition (measured % of body fat relative to muscle).

    My guess is that if there are any gains in muscle size they are more as a result of the regular exercise rather than the injection of stem cells, although I suppose there may be some beneficial placebo effect from the injections if nothing else.

    I know you spent a lot of money and went through a great deal of effort to get this treatment. I'm not trying to rain on your parade.

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  4. Wow very well informative and one of the best news for all. This kind of awareness news are keep us updated and Thanks for giving such a nice news..Special thanks from cryocell International,inc.

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