Hip pain can be a difficult thing to deal with on an everyday basis and usually requires some form of pain management if the issue is not corrected. Generally, it is the first solution is hip surgery and it is often one of the only medical options offered to a patient dealing with debilitating pain. Hip surgeries are can be extremely traumatic and is often followed by months of suffering while attempting to improve strength and mobility.
The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases states that osteoarthritis is one of the most common causes of hip joint damage that usually requires hip replacement surgery, which can cause severe pain and disability. Medical News Today states that each year in the United States, more than 332,000 hip replacement surgeries are performed. So, it’s understandable why patients with chronic hip pain think that joint replacement surgery is their own option for relief.
Stem cell injection therapy has successfully treated tissue damage, cartilage deterioration, inflammation, and other arthritic symptoms. Call our office at %PHONE% to schedule a consultation and to find out if stem cell therapy is right for you.
According to the Mayo Clinic, avascular necrosis is the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply. Also called osteonecrosis, it is often associated with excessive dressing and can also be caused by chemotherapy. In the hips, it affects the femoral head. This condition leads to tiny breaks in the bone, which can eventually cause the bone to collapse.
The National Institutes of Health report that avascular necrosis affects patients around 20–40 years old, with the average age being 38. They also report that the use of stem cells has shown potential in slowing down the development of avascular necrosis of the femoral head, and subsequently stopping young patients from enduring total hip joint replacement.
Regenerative medicine is an advanced form of therapy. Options for regenerative medicine include not only Stem Cell injection therapy, but also Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injection. Both PRP and Stem Cell injections can help patients recover from many injuries without having to receive pointless surgery or consume heavy medications.