According to the CDC, 58.5 million people have arthritis, a debilitating disease that causes pain and inflammation throughout various joints in the body. This excruciating pain and discomfort can lead to the reduction in the overall quality of life. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. Luckily for those experiencing pain caused by osteoarthritis, Stem Cell Therapy treatment has shown promising results. 

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a form of arthritis where the wear and tear of the joints occurs from overuse. In a healthy joint, the ends of the bones are covered with a tissue called cartilage. The cartilage cushions the bones and helps them glide easily when moving the joint. Osteoarthritis can degrade cartilage, causing inflammation that may result in pain and loss of mobility. Osteoarthritis commonly occurs as we age, but can also occur and become accelerated due to injury or obesity. Women are more likely than men to have osteoarthritis, especially after age 50. Osteoarthritis can affect any joint, but typically affects hands, knees, hips, lower back and neck. Common symptoms of Osteoarthritis include:

  • Persistent ache and pain
  • Stiffness in the morning and after resting
  • Pain and discomfort when walking
  • Visible swelling around affected joints

Joint pain beyond arthritis 

Aside from arthritis, many people also experience joint pain caused by inflammation, injury and even infections. When it comes to joint pain treatment, doctors will often prescribe medication and other treatments such as surgery, massage, physical therapy, etc.

Regardless of the cause of the joint pain, regenerative medicine therapy such as stem cell therapy shows outstanding effects to treating joint pain. Stem cell therapy is pivotal for repairing and maintaining optimal joint health, because unlike traditional treatment options, stem cell therapy works to promote regeneration in the damaged joint. Stem Cell therapy treats the current pain symptoms and prevents future joint pain from returning.

The medical professionals of Greenwood Regenerative Medicine are here to help. Contact our medical professionals today for more information about how you can treat your joint pain with stem cell therapy.

 

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