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Stem Cell Therapy for Arthritic Knees

Bones, Joints & Muscles | Last Active: Sep 28, 2022 | Replies (287)

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@cobweb & @ellye – PRP is Platelet Rich Plasma – another type of injection sometimes used for knee pain. You can read about it here:
https://sportsmedicine.mayoclinic.org/service/regenerative-medicine/
Sue

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Is that Stem Cell Therapy, that's Not covered by medicare or insurance? I wonder if the FDA will ever approve that for Everything!

I also used it on L 4 and L 5 in my back. No surgery. Been over 5 years with no pain.

Hi, thank you for your response! My right knee is so bad, I actually gasp
with a shock-like pain at times because it’s so unexpectedly. We have 13
stairs going up to our bedrooms. And as you probably know, stairs are
killer pain….lol….

I had laparoscopic surgery on my left knee in 2002 fr a torn meniscus. It
worked out very well for years, of course I’ve much older, do the pain has
returned somewhat and now I am going to have my right knee x-rayed, it’s
like electrical shocks when I walk, the pain just grabs me. I wondered
what PRP was also and if it would help me.

I had a hemorrhagic stroke 20 years ago in my right thalamus that has left
me with a horrific 24/7 pain condition, oh the pain is terrible! the few
medications I have do not help much but I’m thankful to have them. Then
Because of a 90 percent blockage had a stent inserted in my right coronary
artery and then Scoliosis surgery from my T3 to my L4-5 and into my hips.
I’m s walking scrap metal- pain from that surgery 9 years ago is another
whammy to live with…..so I’m a walking robot in pain…..lol. My best to you
and hope you’re doing well. Sandy