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I will be checking out stem cell therapy as an alternative

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I will be checking out stem cell therapy as an alternative to hip replacement...osteoarthritis in my hip. Any experiences or thoughts about stem cell therapy?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Orthopedics
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

This is Dr. David

stem cell therapy most often takes the form of protein rich plasma injections into the hip joint which can help decrease inflammation and help with healing of the hip joint, but can't grow new cartilage

if you have severe bone on bone rubbing osteoarthritis in your hip, then total hip replacement therapy my still be the right answer for you.

how old are you?

have you talked to your surgeon about these options yet?