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How advanced are you in the stem cell research for treatment of PN and Artheritis in the knees.I have both,can you help?

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9/2015 lower sloudpine operation/fusion in St.Cloud

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Hello, this is Dr. Stan, thank you for your question. I am U.S. trained,

Board Certified and I have 30 years of patient experience and I am here to help you today.

I'm sorry you are suffering from Peripheral Neuropathy and arthritis is your knee. Stem cells are not approved for either PN or Osteoarthritis. There are studies evaluating the effectiveness in Rheumatoid arthritis, but the studies have not been completed and won't be for many years. The effects on small and large joints in athletes has not been successful. Also, treating arthritis in the spine has also not been successful. Medicare and other insurance companies will not cover any procedures of this type. Please save your money, these treatments can cause $15 to $20 thousand and more without producing a good outcome of reducing pain.

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