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Regenexx® Procedures for Hip Injuries, Arthritis, Bursitis and Other Degenerative Conditions
Regenexx® procedures are non-surgical injection-based procedures for people suffering from hip pain due to common injuries, avascular necrosis (AVN, osteonecrosis), hip bursitis, hip labral tears, hip tendonitis, or degenerative problems like arthritis related to the hip joint. These procedures utilize concentrated repair cells that are obtained from your own bone marrow or blood to promote your body’s own natural ability to heal.
Regenexx stem cell and blood platelet procedures offer a non-surgical procedure option for many patients who are considering elective surgeries to resolve their hip pain. Regenexx may help heal and alleviate hip problems with a same-day injection procedure by amplifying the concentration of a person’s own stem cells in the problem area, improving the body’s ability to heal itself naturally.
This is not a complete list, so please contact us or complete the Regenexx Candidate Form if you have questions about whether you or your condition can be treated with these non-surgical procedures.
- Avascular Necrosis
- Labral / labrum tear
Hip Function Improvement After Regenexx Procedure
Prior to treatment, patients report being limited to an average of 49% of their optimal function. After receiving treatment, they report averages up to 76%. The functional questionnaire represented here is the Functional Rating Index (FRI).
Data updated March 01, 2021.
Hip Pain Decrease After Regenexx Procedure
Prior to receiving treatment, patients report average pain of 4.9/10. One month after treatment, pain levels decrease to an average of 3.4/10, a decrease of 31%. The questionnaire used is the Numeric Pain Scale (NPS).
Data updated March 01, 2021.
Overall Hip Improvement After Regenexx Procedure
Patients feel their joints are, on average, already 33% better after only 1-month, and continue to improve from there. The questionnaire used is the Single Assessment Numeric Evaluation (SANE).
Data updated March 01, 2021.
Regenexx® Procedures provide non-surgical treatment options for those suffering from pain related to osteoarthritis, joint injuries, spine pain, overuse conditions, and common sports injuries. These medical procedures are only performed by highly skilled doctors and are used to help reduce pain and improve function. Regenexx procedures have helped thousands of patients improve their quality of life, return to the activities they enjoy, and avoid the need for surgery or joint replacement*.
Regenexx Physicians represent a very selective, highly skilled, interventional orthobiologics network that is 100% focused on orthopedic conditions. All Regenexx physicians are musculoskeletal experts with extensive training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, as well as complex, image-guided injections of your body’s own healing agents to treat orthopedic issues. Regenexx patient outcomes are tracked in a registry and with that information, we provide transparent outcome data (below) for those who may be considering this treatment option.
Hip Replacement vs. Bone Marrow Concentrate Therapy
Hip pain can be very difficult to deal with on a day-to-day basis and traditionally requires long-term pain management if the problem is not corrected. Hip surgery, hip replacement surgery, and hip resurfacing are often the only medical options presented to a patient to deal with their debilitating pain.
Hip surgeries are typically very traumatic and are often followed by months of pain and discomfort while attempting to redevelop strength and mobility. Regenexx patients are typically encouraged to walk the same day, and most experience little to no down time from the procedure.
How Regenexx Procedures Work
Regenexx-SD is Bone Marrow Concentrate, which contains stem cells. These repair cells from your own body live inside all of us in various tissues, poised to leap into action to repair damage as it occurs. As we age or have big injuries, we may not be able to recruit enough of these cells to the site to fully repair the area. The Regenexx-SD Procedure helps overcome this problem by harvesting Bone Marrow from an area of the back of the hip that contains a dense population of these important cells and then concentrating those cells before precisely injecting them into the injured area using advanced imaging guidance. The goal of the procedure is to reduce pain and improve function by promoting the body’s own ability to heal naturally. This patented bone marrow concentrate protocol can be used for a wide range of orthopedic conditions. Your Regenexx doctor will evaluate your condition and your imaging to determine whether a bone marrow concentrate or platelet-based procedure is the best option for your orthopedic condition.
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Platelet Lysate Injection Procedures contain healing growth components from your own blood that increase your body’s natural ability to repair itself. The use of PRP to repair joint, tendon, ligament, and muscle injuries is becoming well known, thanks to exposure from professional athletes. Platelet injection procedures are effective because they have a stimulating effect on the stem cells within the targeted area, making those stem cells work harder to heal damaged tissues. Our Advanced Platelet Procedures are more pure and concentrated than those created by the automated machines used at most regenerative medicine clinics. Platelet procedures are commonly used for soft tissue injuries, mild arthritis and spine conditions.
A Regenexx Tampa Bay Patient Shares Her Hip Procedure Story
10 Rarely Discussed Facts About Joint Replacement Surgery
Knee and hip replacement surgeries come with many risks and complications.
Several years ago we queried the National Sampling System for Medicare and found that in the year 2008 alone, there were 17,500 serious complications related to knee replacement surgery resulting in 5,000 patient deaths.
If joint replacement is an option for you, please take the time to read this report. These 10 facts come from the Regenexx website. Our goal is to provide information that will help you make the right choice for you