Before you consider ankle surgery, fusion or replacement, consider ProgenCell Stem Cell Treatments for foot and ankle conditions.
The most common way of treating common foot and ankle injuries and arthritis is an arthroscopy to clean damaged cartilage or to fusion bone fragments where cartilage has been lost. This Surgery involve a lengthy and painful recovery period, not to mention the financial cost involved.
Cartilage, acts as a protective cushion between bones. Arthritis develops as the cartilage begins to deteriorate or is lost. As the cartilage is lost, the space between the bones narrows. This is called osteoarthritis of the ankle, usually happens because of aging, or when the ankles have experienced an injury or an infection.
Stem Cell Treatment is an excellent alternative to avoid arthroscopy surgery. Adult Stem Cells are from your own body, and are cells with the ability to renew themselves and turn into other type of cells (differentiate) . Repairing damaged tissue at a cellular level. As we grow old, our body encounters more difficulty to recruit and get enough stem cells to the site and fully repair the area. ProgenCell Stem Cell Treatments helps in this process by extracting Stem Cells from a high volume area (Bone Marrow), and reinjecting those cells into the area were they are needed. In the case of foot and ankle injuries, the application is directly in the area.
Our Medical Committee reviews every case thoroughly before determining or recommending if Stem Cell Treatment can benefit your case specifically.
Our Stem Cell Procedures can be used for a wide range of medical conditions. injuries, arthritis and other conditions. If you, or someone you know Is interested or can benefit from Stem Cell Treatment for Ankles and foot, contact one of our clinical case managers to learn more.
Information: Our medical experts study your case, your current condition as well as your health history. After a full evaluation it is decided if you could be eligible to participate in this protocol, and receive cell therapy. A multidisciplinary medical committee studies your case and honestly considers your improvement potential.
After your case is evaluated, a ProgenCell staff member will contact you regarding your particular case and potential benefits. We also answer any question you may have about the procedure or the requirements to make it happen.
Plan: Once you have consented, we can plan ahead. Because of ProgenCell’s high demand, it is necessary to schedule a date for your procedure at least 2 to 3 weeks in advance. Exceptions can be made when the condition of the patient requires urgent care.
Conditioning and medical procedure: When your appointment is scheduled, we will assign you an agent that will become your personal assistant related to your medical procedure. This assistant will be able to help you with administrative tasks, logistics, planning your stay, communication with the medical staff, etc. Your personal agent will provide you the proper documentation to complete your medical records and will explain the informed consent. In short, we will coordinate all that’s necessary for a practical and easy stay with ProgenCell. The complete treatment – from beginning to end- will take from 3 to 6 hours, depending on the case. During your recovery time you will have access to a telephone, TV and internet.