Category Archives: Umbilical Cord Membrane

Umbilical Cord Membrane Wrapped Around Achilles Tendon During Surgery

A fascinating article on the use of a 4 inch umbilical cord membrane during the surgical repair of a ruptured achilles tendon. Video below. Healing without scaring or inflammation. Even more impressive, the patient was 73 years old and running again just 8 weeks after surgery.

The healing powers of amniotic and umbilical membrane help to promote better and quicker healing following achilles tendon surgery.