Stem Cell Therapy

The ultimate hope is that the stem-cell injections will preserve or at least decrease symptoms in joints to avoid more invasive surgeries - Sumathi Reddy

Stem Cell Therapy
Stem Cell Therapy

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Stem Cell Treatments Flourish With Little Evidence That They Work

Many people have become captivated by the idea of using stem cells to fix their damaged joints, and some claim to have been helped.

But there is no clear evidence that these treatments work, and their safety has yet to be established. Most researchers, including those at the National Institutes of Health, think that efforts to sell therapies involving adult stem cells, which can develop into different types of cells to replenish tissue, have gotten way ahead of the science.

Even so, hundreds of clinics have popped up around the country to meet the demand.

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 Stem Cell Treatments Flourish With Little Evidence That They Work

The F.D.A. has taken an industry-friendly approach toward companies using unproven cell cocktails to treat people desperate for relief from aging or damaged joints.


Regenexx is a provider network doing procedural based care. We pioneered the use of orthopedic bone marrow concentrate to treat common orthopedic conditions to help people avoid surgery using cells from their own body.

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