Stem cell treatment for knees

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Stem cell treatment is a highly effective method of regenerating or repairing injured or damaged tissue using the individual’s own cells. In the case of the knee, stem cell injections are mostly used in patients who are suffering with osteoarthritis or have a sports related injury. Over the years, stem cell research and treatments in the knee has generated impressive and life-changing results for patients.

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What is the stem cell treatment process for the knee?

Stem cells are found in various areas of the body, the cells that are used in relation to joint problems are known as mesenchymal stem cells. These cells are harvested from the abdominal fat or bone marrow under general anaesthetic using a specific type of needle and syringe.

Once the cells are harvested, the various elements of the fluid are separated from each other in a closed-circuit system. Next, the concentrated cells are isolated, and the surgeon injects them into the knee using an X-ray for precise guidance to the relevant area. Stem cell for knees is an outpatient procedure, it takes around 1 hour, and patients can go home later in the same day.

Why choose London Cartilage Clinic for your knee stem cell treatment?

Our specialists are at the top of their field, with years of relevant knowledge and hands-on experience with the knee joint and supporting patients through exclusive, forward-thinking treatments. Stem cells are a highly specialised biological treatment that should only be administered by industry experts.

London Cartilage Clinic offers a dedicated service from start to finish, ensuring you receive the best possible patient care. Our team will guide you through the process, making sure you’re happy and understand everything you need to know about your stem cell knee injection treatment.


Frequently Asked Questions

Stem cell treatment has proven to reduce knee pain and improve the functionality of the joint. It is believed that this is done by:

  • Reducing inflammation that can worsen arthritis
  • Supporting cartilage regeneration in the knee
  • Releasing cytokines, which are beneficial natural proteins that protect the cartilage and reduce pain
  • Natural repair – stem cell therapy uses the body’s own repair cells taken from fat which encourages natural healing and slows down the deterioration of cartilage.
  • Minimally invasive – stem cell treatment is an effective form of treatment that has the benefit of being minimally invasive. It is a great option for those who want to avoid knee surgery as it’s quicker, has less recovery time, and hardly any side effects.
  • Proven effectiveness – research has shown that the majority of individuals who have stem cell knee treatment report improvement in their symptoms as well as delaying or completely removing the need for knee replacement surgery.

You might be right for stem cell treatment for knees if you have been suffering from joint pain caused by degenerative conditions like arthritis or a sports injury. It is a good option for individuals who are looking for the best treatment for their pain and want to improve their quality of life whilst also avoiding the complications of invasive surgery.

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