Stem Cell Therapy for Knee Conditions
Regenerative Medicine of South Jersey providers have extensive experience in knee pain treatment. We have pioneered the industry’s latest proven alternatives to surgery and steroids.
If you suffer with the following knee conditions, read below to learn more about how Stem Cell Therapy can restore your health and help you live Pain-Free!
ACL or PCL Injury
When the meniscus cartilage raptures due to traumatic injuries or due to age-related wear and tear it is referred to as meniscus tear. Meniscus tear is usually very painful and limiting. The knee will not operate correctly with this type of injury. The meniscus is located at the knee joint. It is a rubbery piece of cartilage that acts as the body’s shock absorber and also acts as a pad to stabilize and protect the knee. Meniscus tears are of three degrees: severe, moderate and minor. A severe meniscus tear is when bits of ruptured meniscus enter the knee joint and affects the function of the knee causing a lot of pain. But for minor and moderate meniscus tears, the pain usually disappears after conventional treatment or a few weeks of rest. Those suffering from meniscus tears are increasingly becoming aware of the implications of removing the meniscus though surgical operation, they also prefer not to risk the side effects that come with steroid injections. Regenerative Medicine of South Jersey offers a non-invasive alternative to surgery and steroid injections for this problem. We also treat the underlying issues that cause the pain using Regenerative Medicine of South Jersey’s advanced form of Regenerative Cell Therapy. By using this regenerative approach, the medical collateral ligament can repair itself and regain its function of holding the knee bones in place, thus relieving pressure on other components such as the particular cartilage and meniscus.
Degeneration of the joints can occur in any of the joints in the body, especially those that experience lots of wear and tear. The knees are used in so many daily motions, feeling pain with each movement is debilitating. Joint degeneration generally develops over time, but can suddenly worsen and become more severe and disabling. Cartilage or other soft tissues within the knee joint can begin to dehydrate, deteriorate, or become damaged from some type of injury. These tissues provide a protective cushion between the bones for smooth movement. Once these start to wear down, or degenerate, friction within the joint can lead to inflammation, swelling, bone spurs, and other painful symptoms. Recent developments in Regenerative Medicine make it possible to treat degenerative joint conditions naturally, without the need for medications, steroids, or surgery. Stem Cell Therapy uses these cells to target the damaged and deteriorating tissues. Concentrated amounts of these cells are injected into the affected area, and immediately reduce inflammation and reverse damage and deterioration of tissue.
ACL or PCL Injury
The posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are both major ligaments providing strength and stability within the knee joint. Ligaments are thick bands of tissue that connect bones. Injuries to these connective tissues are painful, debilitating, and have historically been a challenge to treat and heal. In the past, these kinds of injuries could cause what was considered permanent damage to the knee joints. Traditionally, the most common treatment for torn ligaments in the knee is arthroscopic surgery and reconstruction. Developments in regenerative medicine make effective, natural treatment of PCL and ACL injuries within reach. Procedures like Regenerative Cell Therapy offer non-surgical treatment options for those suffering from knee injuries and damage to soft tissues in the joints. Using these cells in concentrated amounts to target the injured area, the body is able to reduce inflammation and heal itself naturally.
Also known as “runner’s knee,” chondromalacia is inflammation of the underside of the kneecap, and deterioration of the cartilage that supports it. When this cartilage is damaged or wears down, it becomes difficult to bend and straighten out the leg. This condition is common among young athletes, but may also be present in older individuals with arthritis of the knee. Regenerative Cell Therapy and other regenerative medicine techniques offer natural treatment alternatives to pain medications, steroid injections, and surgery. Using these cells, our specialists are able to target specific areas of inflammation or injury and restore damaged tissues. These are cutting-edge techniques that have provided relief and healing to so many of our patients with knee pain.
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