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Meniscus Tears Repaired with Stem Cells

Posted by devin@stemsave.com on Jul 9, 2018 10:36:00 AM

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A study cited in the Journal of Medical Cases has demonstrated successful results utilizing autologous (the patient’s own) stem cells to repair a torn meniscus without surgical intervention. Meniscal injuries are the most frequent knee injuries, and they are particularly common in athletes, but can also occur due to aging. Typically, meniscal tears are treated with surgical intervention, which requires “stitches” meant to hold the tear together until it heals, or cutting out the torn part entirely. The surgical intervention method, though safe, requires extensive physical therapy to strengthen supporting muscles, as well as weeks of recovery time on crutches. Imaging of a tear following a stem cell therapy showed that 9 months after a stem cell injection, the tear healed to the point where it was virtually unnoticeable.

The treatment represents a leading paradigm shift in medicine, as both doctors and patients opt for less invasive, non-surgical regenerative treatments, which allow patients to resume their regular lifestyles in days instead of weeks. The application of the patients’ own stem cells also underscores the importance of banking stem cells while they are young, plentiful and active.

As treatments emerge, we believe the best stem cells to use will be the patient’s own [autologous stem cells] as this negates the need to find a suitable donor and eliminates the chances of rejection of the transplanted tissue. To learn how to bank your own valuable stem cells to insure your future health, visit www.StemSave.com or call 877-783-6728 (877-StemSave) today.

 

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Topics: meniscus tear treatments, stem cell therapy, stem cell repair, meniscus tear repair

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