Your Alternative to Knee Surgery

Have you been told that steroid injections or invasive surgery are your only options to treat your knee pain? Interventional orthopedics provides a non-surgical alternative that uses your own cells to repair the damage.

Recent research shows that some of the most popular orthopedic knee surgeries including meniscectomies have no benefit and are not more effective than placebo or sham surgery. Moreover, knee replacement is extremely traumatic and carries associated risks, and even successful surgeries minimally require months of painful rehab to regain strength and mobility. Most surgeries also accelerate degeneration that leads to osteoarthritis and exacerbate the biomechanical problems that initially led to the need for the surgery. Regenexx urges patients suffering from knee injuries or degenerative conditions to consider all of their options.

At Regenexx we invented a new approach to orthopedic care we call Interventional Orthopedics. This approach involves the use of image guidance(flouroscopy and ultrasound) to precisely place high-dose stem cells or platelets from your body directly where they are needed in a specific joint structure. These cells then work in the site of your injury to grow into new, healthy tissue, a process that will only occur if the cells have been placed exactly where they need to go in order to achieve positive outcomes for the patient. This precise approach to orthopedic care can’t be replicated by a surgeon or nurse in a chiropractor’s office. Interventional Orthopedics requires thousands of hours of training following a standardized protocol process to become a licensed Regenexx physician.

The innovative Regenexx procedures restore knee function and mobility and decrease pain without the need for surgery by regenerating damaged tissue. During this outpatient procedure, our expert physicians use precise image guidance to inject custom concentrations of your body’s natural healing agents into the exact areas of damage to tighten and stabilize your knee joint for better function and mobility.

70% of ACL tears can be healed without surgery

Have you been told that invasive surgery is your only option to fix your torn ACL? You have other options when it comes to treating your ACL injury. In fact, your body is built to repair itself. Interventional orthopedics provides a non-surgical alternative that uses your own cells to repair the damage. It uses precise image-guided injections of your own body’s healing agents that can help repair tissue.

An injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) can cause substantial difficulty with basic mobility and function and is especially common among athletes, including professional ones. From NBA point guard Derrick Rose to U.S. soccer player Alex Morgan, ACL injuries and ACL surgeries occur in just about every sport. Strains or sprains to the ACL typically heal with rest, but at the point of ACL tear, the main treatment option is ACL surgery involving applying a tissue graft taken from elsewhere in the body or a cadaver. This graft attaches at a steeper angle than the original tendon which causes more compression on the cartilage in the knee and greatly increased chance of osteoarthritis while the position sense and strength in the repaired knee are never the same. In addition, as is typical with orthopedic surgeries, patients who get this surgery are significantly more likely to experience additional knee injuries. The Regenexx perc-ACLR procedure is an injection-based procedure that can replace 70% of ACL-repair surgeries. During this outpatient procedure, our expert physicians use precise image guidance to inject custom concentrations of your body’s natural healing agents into the precise areas of damage to tighten and stabilize your knee joint for better function and mobility. Call our patient care coordinators today to get started on your path to ACL recovery.

Avoid Knee Surgery with Regenexx

Have you been told that steroid injections or invasive surgery are your only options to treat osteoarthritis in your knee? Interventional orthopedics provides a non-surgical alternative that uses your own cells to repair the damage.

Knee osteoarthritis is one of the most prevalent chronic disabilities in the United States that causes pain and a reduction in range of motion and possible activity until even walking becomes difficult. Common treatment options include harmful steroid injections and risky surgeries that don’t restore patients to full function while the joint continues to deteriorate over time. As knee osteoarthritis progresses, total knee replacement is the most common treatment.

The innovative Regenexx procedures restore knee function and mobility and decrease pain without the need for surgery by regenerating damaged tissue. During this outpatient procedure, our expert physicians use precise image guidance to inject custom concentrations of your body’s natural healing agents into the exact areas of damage to tighten and stabilize your knee joint for better function and mobility. Call our patient care coordinators today to get started on your path to recovery.

Arthroscopic surgery no better than exercise therapy

Have you been told that your knee pain is caused by a torn meniscus and that a meniscectomy will relieve your knee pain and restore function? Interventional Orthopedics offers a non-surgical option for treating meniscus tears that uses your body’s natural healing agents to repair the damage to your meniscus.

More and more research continues to show that, as we age, meniscus tears are as common as wrinkles and that these tears do not necessarily cause knee pain. Meniscectomy, a surgery in which a portion of the meniscus is cut away, is a surgery that harms the integrity of the knee and may greatly increase the occurrence of osteoarthritis.

What’s more, more than half of the patients are not completely satisfied with their results and continue to report pain following surgery. Research highlights that this surgery is no better than a sham or fake surgery at reducing knee pain. In light of this evidence, it makes less and less sense for anyone to undergo this surgery when there is an alternative available.

During this outpatient procedure, our expert physicians use precise image guidance to inject custom concentrations of your body’s natural healing agents into the exact areas of damage to help repair tears in your meniscus and to tighten loose tendons and ligaments to improve function while reducing or eliminating pain. Call our patient care coordinators today to get started on your path to recovery.