Over 30 million adults in the United States have osteoarthritis, the painful degenerative type of arthritis that develops as you lose cartilage in your joints. At Renew Stem Cells Clinics in Fayetteville, Georgia, Lori Lynch, MD, offers innovative regenerative medicine treatments, including stem cell injections for arthritis. Call Renew Stem Cell Clinics or schedule a consultation online today to find out if regenerative medicine can reduce your arthritis pain and restore your quality of life.
Arthritis is a group of over 200 diseases that cause inflammation and pain in your joints. The degenerative form of the disease, osteoarthritis, is the most prevalent type of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is so widespread that many accept it as an inevitable part of aging, something they’re stuck with. However, treatments are available for osteoarthritis to restore your joints, tame your pain, and improve your quality of life.
Your joints are lined with cartilage, a connective tissue that cushions the ends of your bones and reduces friction in your joints when you move. Osteoarthritis occurs when your cartilage is damaged or wears away, and your joints lose this cushioning. As a result, friction builds up between your bones and remaining connective tissue when you use your joints, causing swelling, stiffness, and pain.
Regenerative medicine stimulates your body’s ability to repair itself and grow new cells. Studies show that mesenchymal stem cells can reduce osteoarthritis symptoms and provide lasting improvements to mobility and quality of life.
Your body uses stem cells to repair itself. These cells can turn into whatever type of cell your body needs, from cartilage and bone to collagen. A stem cell injection delivers a flood of stem cells into your arthritic joints, where they can start repairs to reduce your inflammation and pain.
Before providing any regenerative medicine treatment, Dr. Lynch performs thorough exams to ensure that regenerative medicine like stem cell injections is right for you. She creates customized treatment plans that might include a series of injections to achieve the best possible results.
When you have your treatment, Dr. Lynch provides a local anesthetic to ensure your comfort. She cleans your skin and uses a special needle to inject the stem cells directly into your arthritic joints.
In addition to delivering stem cells into your painful joints, the injections also stimulate your body’s natural healing response. Everyone responds to stem cell injections slightly differently, and you might not notice an improvement right away. Your body needs time to generate and repair your cells.
Don’t let arthritis interfere with your quality of life. Call Renew Stem Cell Clinics or make an appointment online today to learn more about regenerative medicine and whether it’s right for you.