Stem Cell, Prolotherapy, PRP Treatment for Hip Injuries & Conditions
“Alleviating pain and disease symptoms from the pelvic region completely”
At Kentuckiana Integrative Medicine, we provide a range of therapeutic measures with respect to alleviating hip pain and rejuvenating the tissues in and around the hip joint and pelvic region, without the need of extensive hip replacement surgery. Such conditions and injuries include:
- Hip Arthritis
- Hip Bursitis
- Hip Injuries in Sports
- Avascular necrosis
Hip pain due to injury or other diseases (such as arthritis) are common nowadays. According to a research conducted by the American Academy of Pain Medicine, more than 7.0% of adults in the United States complained of hip pain during the year 2015. With the passage of time, the research predicts the percentage will increase. The absence of proper medical care for hip pain has further aggravated the problem. With several doctors prescribing a total hip replacement for even the slightest joint dysfunction, finding the right therapy has become increasingly difficult.
Regenerative Medicine: Alternative to Hip Replacement Surgery
Understanding the Symptoms
Of all the body pains, hip pains are the most difficult to handle since one relies on walking, sitting and lying down every day. Traditionally, the cure for hip pain encompasses long-term pain management as well as alternate therapies, if the problem is not corrected by a hip surgery. Surgery, combined with extensive medications and physical therapy, is the most frequently prescribed “cure” to remove hip pain. However, that is not the only cure available.
A hip replacement surgery is very traumatic and can lead to months of agonizing pain and discomfort, before any improvement can be observed, leaving patients at the mercy of heavy painkillers along with physical therapy to redevelop strength and restore mobility. At Kentuckiana Integrative Medicine, our Louisville regenerative medicine doctors rely on non-surgical procedures, like platelet ich plasma blood (PRP), prolotherapy/prolozone injections and stem cell therapy as a non-surgical treatment alternative for patients who are considering hip surgery to alleviate and resolve their hip pain and other symptoms.
At Kentuckiana Integrative Medicine, we help heal and alleviate a wide array of hip problems and symptoms without relying on complicated hip joint replacement procedures. Our approach involves injecting the pain-stricken area with a concentrated dosage of the patient’s own stem cells. This allows the body to heal naturally as the somatic cells have the ability to regenerate and rejuvenate the tissue in and around the joint. After the stem cells have been successfully administered, Kentuckiana Integrative Medicine patients are encouraged to walk around the premises. Most of the patients report a significant improvement around their pelvic region and have no difficulty in walking, while reporting a significant improvement in their symptoms.
Patient Success Story: PRP & Prolotherapy for Hip Osteochronditis
How PRP & Prolotherapy Injections Helped Sports Injury Patient Overcome Osteochronditis of the Pelvis (Hip) Our patient, Kylie, explains explains how PRP and prolotherapy procedures helped treat her hip injury.
Why Choose Kentuckiana Integrative Medicine?
The alternate treatment offered by Kentuckiana Integrative Medicine offers several benefits over traditional treatments. In essence, the following points are worth considering:
- PRP and stem cell based treatment are cheaper, compared to extensive surgery
- Since patient’s own cells are used, there is very little risk of infection
- Visible effects are usually felt within the first few days of the injection administration
- No side-effects involved as the procedure is safe from external contaminants
If you are considering a surgical procedure to treat hip pain, please contact our clinic in Jeffersonville, near Louisville and learn more on the benefits of regenerative medicine for hip pain. treatment.
How Stem Cell Works To Heal Osteoarthritis
As you may know, osteoarthritis occurs when the layer of cartilage that normally cushions the joint’s bone-ends begins to wear out. The resulting damage results in pain, inflammation and loss of flexibility in the joint. Stem cells have a unique ability to help these damaged tissues heal because they are essentially blank templates — undifferentiated cells that can potentially become any particular type of cell, including cartilage cells. Your body contains plenty of these cells, which are just waiting to be put to constructive purpose for your health and wellness. Stem cell injections are a great example of your body using its own materials to heal itself, a form of regenerative medicine alongside platelet-rich plasma therapy. Our Louisville PRP and stem cell clinic provides platelet rich plasma treatment to help individuals heal from the a wide range of injuries and conditions. According to the research studies currently reported, PRP is most effective in the treatment of chronic tendon injuries such as: -Tennis elbow -Hamstring tears/ pulled hamstring muscles -Knee sprains -Plantar Fasciitis -Patellar tendonitis (Jumper’s knee) -Ligament tears, such as anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears -Rotator Cuff Tears -Ankle Sprains -And more
Our Process at Kentuckiana Integrative Medicine
Stem cell research is not new, and scientific institutions have already conducted numerous tests to get a better understanding of how to use stem cells in the best possible way. Many medical facilities perform procedures to harvest fat and/or bone marrow to extract usable stem cells for use in treatment of many ailments. Both of those methods are invasive, risky and turn many people way from this type of research and treatment, but we have a better solution. Before mothers give birth, doctors ask them if they are willing to donate the umbilical cord, which would be discarded otherwise. When donated, cord blood banks extract the potent, vibrant stem cells from the cord blood and preserve it by flash freezing. These mesenchymal stem cells can then be used for a wide variety of medical problems that are not successfully managed with conventional medical approaches. For many years parents have opted to preserve their children’s valuable cord blood at birth in case their child suffered a life threatening disease like Leukemia. Umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cell technology is now available for us to use for orthopedic applications including but not limited to:
- Torn ligaments
- Injured tendons
- Plantar fasciitis
- Knee pain
- Meniscus tears
- Shoulder pain
- Rotator tendon tears etc.
Are You A Candidate for Stem Cell Injections in Louisville?
Not everyone is a candidate for stem cell injections. First, we must examine your knee thoroughly to make sure your symptoms are actually the result of cartilage degeneration (and not some other condition that might respond better to another treatment method). Certain pre-existing, current or recent medical conditions may also guide us to recommend another course of action. Stem cell therapy for knees is becoming increasingly popular, and it can help people avoid the pain and trauma that come with surgery and other standard treatment options. We care about the people we serve and want to provide them with accurate information to allow them to make the choice that is right for them. If you are interested in stem cell injections for joint pain treatment due to osteoarthritis, please contact our clinic in Jeffersonville, IN near Louisville to schedule a consultation! Please call Kentuckiana Integrative Medicine at 812-913-4416 to see if stem cell therapy can help you!