Special Announcement - Now Enrolling for FDA Approved Stem Cell Study
Dr. Mitchell Sheinkop has completed training and is credentialed for the first of its kind FDA approved stem cell clinical trial for knee arthritis. Our clinic is now enrolling patients in this trial. Contact us at 312-475-1893 for details. Click here to learn more.

This from the Chicago Tribune/Section 1/ Tuesday, May 7, 2013:

“Knee Pain? Bone on Bone? Want to Avoid Knee Surgery?” ” This Knee protocol has given the Doctors over an 87% success rate in relieving Knee Pain without surgery. CALL IMMEDIATELY”

Visualizing a bull in the pasture after feeding on bad hay best summarizes my response. This is a typical seductive marketing come-on for viscosupplementation, a series of injections numbering from one to five, depending on the product used. While there may be a place for short-term management of symptomatic knee arthritis with viscosupplementation, it is in lieu of oral anti-inflammatory and nothing more. “87% success rate in relieving knee pain”, I don’t believe it, show me the data.

In preparation for the scientific presentation I am scheduled to deliver in Los Angeles, at The Orthobiologic Institute Regenerative Medicine June 7,8 Conference, I have compiled my one year data on Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate/Stem Cell knee joint intervention for arthritis and compared it to my results of year one after a Total Knee Replacement. Readers of this Blog will recall that before I “graduated” into Cellular Orthopedics, I had dedicated 38 years as a joint replacement surgeon.  This former field of endeavor places me in a unique position as the only surgeon practicing cellular orthopedics with a background in joint replacement. The significance is I am credentialed to compare surgery with Stem Cell intervention results.

Below is a graph and explanation of results. You, the potential patient may reach independent conclusions without the seduction of anecdotal advertising and marketing without a scientific basis.  My goal is not transient pain relief; it is control of the arthritic process and a restoration of your functional capacity while postponing or eliminating the risks inherent in a joint replacement.







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