Like everything else, the longer we use something, the faster it gets down. This is the case even with our bodies. Our knees and joints are the most sensitive part of the body. When knees and joints start getting down, it’s hard to do many tasks. You can’t run, walk, and bend.
As the pain gets worse, Doctor advised you about knee replacement surgery. Don’t be scary. It’s natural to get worried. It is too obvious after surgery you will get some inherent risks;
- Adverse reactions to anesthesia postoperative infections.
- blood clots, the body is rejecting the implant, and many more.
We all understand the recovery time from these treatments is quite low, long, and frustrating.
Point to Ponder!!
- Do you have a nagging sports injury?
- Do you experience pain due to arthritis?
- Have you been told by other physicians that you have a joint bone?
- Are you a candidate for joint replacement surgery?
If your answer is yes, the answer would be Stem cell Therapy.
Is it a perfect choice?
Thanks to advancements in the use of stem cell treatment for knees. Surgery is not the only option to get relief.
Yes,! You heard it right. There have been many innovations in the use of stem cells like;
- Knee injuries
Stem cells may come from various sources. Nowadays it is giving edge-breaking results in the medical area. As adults, we regenerate our tissues and organs. In short, all healing relies on your body’s own natural ability to heal itself. But, severe injuries can lead you to surgeries and other implantations. Let’s discuss the importance of stem cells in healing injuries.
What are Stem Cells?
Stem cells are “building blocks” of our bodies. The human body contains its own stem cells. They are found in our bone marrow, blood, and adipose tissues.
Stem cell therapy is an innovative invasive treatment that is part of the growing field known as regenerative medicine. Stem cell therapy utilizes your own adult stem cells to treat;
- Acute sports injuries
- Chronic joint soft tissue degeneration
- Disc degeneration.
The procedure provides your body with the potential to heal itself.
How long does Stem Cell Therapy last for the knees?
The main question arises to those, who want to avoid knee replacement surgery.
“How long does it take to provide satisfactory results?”
Right now, research on bone marrow stem cells is robust enough to answer this question.
Fat-based knee treatments last for a few years. Overall, Knee-bases pain stem cell therapy performs best for 5-7 years. The technical answer to this question is unobvious. Because we have not enough data published on this therapy. Meanwhile, the results are satisfactory.
Is Stem Cell Therapy better than Knee Replacement?
There is an already available knowledge of several risks. These risks from knee replacement surgery are high. This treatment is long and scary. When you choose stem cell therapy as an alternative for knee replacement, the risk vanishes. Stem cell procedures can be performed as an outpatient. This treatment can be done in a single day. It takes a few hours only.
How Successful is Stem Cell Therapy for knees?
It is successful because the comparison to surgery includes;
- The procedure is quick.
- The costs are reasonable.
- The procedure is natural.
- The recovery time is minimal.
- The therapy is reliable.
- It follows advanced trends in medicine.
A low-risk stem cell procedure can be carried out if it seems fit to a potential candidate. It includes;
- General anesthesia
- Minimum postoperative pain
- Apparently downtime recovery
Furthermore, stem cells allow you to get back to your routine or work within 1-2 days, and sports in 4-6 weeks.
What is the best age to have a knee replacement?
Generally, a patient under fifty is considered young for knee replacement surgery. According to a study, “only 25% of patients have knee surgery prematurely. This information has made many people question the best age for knee replacement surgery.
Unfortunately, no answer applies to all patients. The timing of a knee replacement should be based on a kind of algorithm that takes;
- Joint function
Why Shifa Regenerative & Rejuvenation Clinic?
It is approved and regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), United States. Shifa Regenerative & Rejuvenation Clinic is verified by Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan (DRAP) as well.
Patients who have taken stem cell therapy have shown significant improvement in pain and risk management. Some expert doctors and therapists have teamed up to deliver the best and advanced non-surgical treatment for knee and joints related issues.