One of the most recurring medical ailments in the country joint pain which may knee osteoarthritis, If you are suffering from this type of problem, then continue reading this, and we will explain what regenerative medicine A painless treatment that does not require surgery or hospitalization.
Women over the age of 50 are most affected by it knee osteoarthritis, an evil that afflicts more than 7 million people in Spain. In this sense, age is one of the most influential factors in the presence of osteoarthritis, Also overweight and obesity. Below, we explain how this problem arises and how, thanks to regenerative medicine, you can combat the symptoms.
How does osteoarthritis of the knee originate?
To begin with, it is worth stopping for a moment to talk about the origin of this type of disease. The discomfort of osteoarthritis usually starts out mild to increase over time. In addition, pain may be accompanied by stiffness of joints And there is difficulty in walking. so it is considered a degenerative disease,
One of the easiest ways to detect this problem is by listening for a clicking sound when you bend your knee. And this diagnosis It gets worse if a significant effort is made, because we can suffer an internal flow, which gives way to a Swelling, In short, if osteoarthritis The patient will have to rest for a long time and even he will not be able to continue his normal life.
What is regenerative medicine?
ways to treat pain Symptoms of Osteoarthritis of the Knee There are many, but few are equally effective regenerative medicine, He Dr. Carlos Jarabo The Medical Director of Clínicas Cres explains that “the knee osteoarthritis treatment Together with regenerative medicine it can be more effective than traditional treatments”. In the words of the professional, this is because “it not only addresses the symptoms, but also addresses their origin”.
“Together regenerative medicine treatments Very good results can be achieved”, says Dr. Jarabo. In addition, he points out that “an early diagnosis and the correct application of therapies are critical” to achieve the best results.
What is regenerative medicine?
The technique is very simple and involves penetrating the knee organic material of the patient (cells or tissues) through a simple outpatient procedure and with local anesthesia. “There is no chance of rejection as it is the patient’s own genetic material. Also, it does not require rest, so recovery is much faster than with conventional techniques,” says Dr. Jarabo says.
In this respect it is worth noting various applications What can be done with this technology? Although the knee is the most commonly treated joint, it is followed by the hip, shoulder and elbow. Apart from joint injuries, it is used in muscle and tendon injuries, as in cases of shoulder tendonitis,
Dr. Elena Gualar From Clinica Cres Zaragoza, maintains that “the results are very positive, managing to reduce pain by up to 75%, reverse inflammation and restore joint function.” “Also in cases where the disease is very advanced, it is possible to significantly improve a patient’s quality of life if he treats chronic pain,” he says.