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Stem Cell Injections for Osteoarthritis at ReJenesis MedSpa
Regenerative orthopedic injections using a patient’s own stem cells is a safe, revolutionary and non-surgical option for those who suffer from joint pain, ligament and tendon injuries as well as muscle strains and tears. Stem cell injections can stop joint degeneration by reducing inflammation and rejuvenating cartilage. For many, it can delay or reduce the need for surgeries such as knee and hip replacements and dramatically improve one’s quality of life.
This treatment is performed while a patient is awake using safe, local anesthesia and requires very minimal to no downtime. Recent data indicates that 85 to 90 percent of patients responded to stem cell osteoarthritis treatment and, on average, showed a 75% improvement in symptoms, though results vary from patient to patient. Dr. Joseph has undergone advanced training for stem cell injections and is certified to perform this treatment through the Ageless Institute in Aventura, FL.
Frequently Asked Questions: Stem Cell Injections
How is this procedure performed?
During this treatment, fat is harvested and stem cells are separated from fat tissue. The stem cells are then combined with blood plasma that contains platelets and other growth factors. This is then injected into the affected areas, decreasing inflammation and pain and increasing cartilage production. Following treatment, patients experience dramatically improved function and mobility.
How do stem cell injections work?
Stem cells have the ability to heal and regenerate injured tissue. They reduce inflammation and promote tissue healing by encouraging growth factors and signaling cytokines, which attract more stem cells to the area.
What is the downtime?
There is minimal to no downtime with this treatment. Many patients are able to comfortably walk out of their appointment with Dr. Joseph.
How many treatments will I need?
The number of treatments varies from person to person.
How long can I maintain my results?
Results from stem cell injections are typically long-lasting though vary from patient to patient.
Are there any side effects?
Side effects include mild bruising and swelling at the injection site. More rare and unusual side effects can be discussed with you during your consultation.
How can I get started?
To get started with stem cell injections, please schedule your free consultation.