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Stem Cell, Platelet rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment, India
With each passing year we are getting older. Although we wish to remain active, niggling injuries and degenerative changes affect our ability to do so. Medications, alcohol and other causes may lead to death of bone in the hip known as Avascular necrosis. Sports persons suffer injuries in everyday practice which has a tremendous impact on their careers. Tendons and joints degenerate. Knee osteo-arthritis is widely prevalent in India. Hip and shoulder osteo-arthritis are also prevalent.
These conditions may require joint replacement or reconstructive surgery. NSAID’s carry risks. So what does one do? Bear the pain and lead a poor quality of life?
Thankfully now, various PRP, medicinal signaling cell (stem cell) and joint preservation procedures are available as an alternative. You can turn to the healing power of your own body to heal the body. Signaling cell treatment can be combined with a joint preservation procedure to give a totally biological solution. PRP injections can heal sports injuries and allow fast return to the sport. Bone death can be arrested and cured avoiding the need for a hip replacement. Cartilage lesions in young patients can be healed with a single stage cartilage repair. Stem cells are effective in knee osteo-arthritis as shown by several studies.
Biological treatments carry very little risk and are affordable. When I can extend the dateline for your primary joint replacement, this should postpone or avoid a revision replacement. The biggest advantage of PRP/ signaling cell treatment is that you can continue with the functional use of your own natural joints for as long as possible.
I offer Platelet rich plasma and signaling cell treatment in Chennai.
Which conditions are treatable by stem cells in my practice?
Common degenerative conditions of knee, shoulder,hip, fracture non unions and soft tissue injuries can be treated with stem cells and/or Platelet rich plasma (PRP).
How are they done?
The procedures are painless and done under guidance. You can walk away from the OR after this procedure. The knife is not used. No anesthesia is commonly required. You don’t have to stay overnight in the hospital. There is no prolonged recovery after these stem cell procedures.
What are the results?
Our early results are encouraging, particularly in the knee. Patients have got pain relief and are able to continue with their daily activities.
Who is an eligible candidate for stem cell option for knee osteo-arthritis?
- Young people with mild to moderate knee arthritis.
- Patients not medically stable for knee replacement but still have some cartilage and joint fluid left.
Who is not suited for stem cell treatment of knee arthritis?
- Patients with advanced bone on bone arthritis.
- Obese patients with BMI > 35.
- Uncontrolled inflammatory arthritis like Rheumatoid arthritis, sero-negative arthritis,
- Young patients with post traumatic arthritis and gross deformities following road traffic accidents.
Although patients with knee OA most commonly request treatment, others with AVN hip, rotator cuff tears, tennis elbow, foot conditions and fracture non unions also seek help.
Dr.A.K.Venkatachalam FRCS, M.Ch Orth, DNB Orth, MS Orth is an UK board certified orthopaedic surgeon.
He pioneered first generation stem cell procedure of knee in Chennai in 2004 & 2005. He has undergone training for cartilage repair in the US. He has also visited a center of regenerative medicine in the US. He is a member of the International cartilage repair society. He has done stem cell & PRP procedures for hip, knee & shoulder. He heads the department of OrthoBiologicals at Guest hospital, Chennai. This is the first of its kind in Chennai. Our procedures are done only in Chennai after thorough clinical and radiological evaluation and not done anywhere else in India by Dr.Venkatachalam.
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Stem Cells and PRP treatments mentioned in this website are medical techniques that may or may not be considered mainstream. As with any medical treatment, results will vary among individuals, and there is no implication that you will heal or receive the same outcome as patients herein. There could be pain or other substantial risks involved. These concerns should be discussed with your health care provider prior to any treatment so that you have proper informed consent and understand that there are no guarantees to healing.