Innovative treatments are continuously emerging to address medical conditions in the ever-evolving healthcare industry. At Tides Medical, our vision is to eliminate the pain and suffering caused by chronic soft tissue conditions. We believe every patient deserves access to advanced wound care products. Our team works hard to remove barriers preventing patients from accessing the full range of treatment options they deserve.

In this blog, we will explore what patients can expect from amniotic tissue-based treatments and advanced wound care products, shedding light on advantages they may offer.

Understanding Amniotic Tissue/ Advanced Wound Care Products:

Amniotic tissue is derived from the placenta, which surrounds and protects the developing fetus during pregnancy. This tissue is a rich source of essential components, including cytokines and extracellular matrix proteins. When processed for medical use, amniotic tissue can be employed in different forms, such as injectables, membranes, or grafts.

Applications in Medical Treatments:

Amniotic tissue-based treatments find applications across various medical fields, including orthopedics, wound care, and ophthalmology. In wound care, amniotic tissue can provide treatment for patients with chronic wounds or ulcers.

Advantages of Amniotic Tissue-Based Treatments:

Minimally Invasive: Many amniotic tissue-based treatments are administered through minimally invasive procedures, reducing the risks and recovery time associated with traditional surgeries.

Versatility: Amniotic tissue can be processed into various forms, allowing healthcare professionals to tailor the treatment to the specific needs of each patient.

Patient Expectations and Considerations:

  1. Consultation and Evaluation: Patients considering amniotic tissue-based treatments should undergo a thorough consultation with their healthcare provider. This includes a comprehensive evaluation of their medical history, the nature of their condition, and potential treatment options.
  2. Informed Decision-Making: Patients must be well-informed about the benefits and potential risks associated with amniotic tissue-based treatments. This empowers them to make informed decisions about their healthcare.
  3. Realistic Expectations: While amniotic tissue-based treatments show promising results, patients need to have realistic expectations. Individual responses to treatment may vary, and complete resolution of certain conditions may require multiple sessions.
  4. Post-Treatment Care: Patients will likely receive guidelines for post-treatment care, including restrictions on physical activity, follow-up appointments, and any necessary rehabilitation. Adhering to these recommendations is vital for optimal outcomes.


As healthcare continues to advance, amniotic tissue-based treatments emerge as a compelling option for patients seeking innovative and effective therapeutic solutions. 

If you are a patient interested in exploring these advanced products, discuss what options are available with your healthcare provider. 

If you are a healthcare provider and do not currently offer amniotic tissue-based products, we would love the opportunity to discuss how they can be incorporated into your practice. Contact the Tides team today for more information.