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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    How does stem cell for orthopedic knee work?

    I need a knee replacement and I heard there is stem cell therapy as a substitute to a knee replacement. I'm interested to find out more and find a practitioner who does this
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    Richard Nall

    Physiotherapist

    Stem cell research is the platform that tmrdical science uses to culture new cartilage to replace damaged and worn tissues in the knee joint

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    Anonymous

    Thank you. Do you know any more about the success of it or any practitioners who do it?

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    Mr Ilan Freedman

    Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Mr Ilan Freedman is an experienced Melbourne Orthopaedic Surgeon with specialist experience in Direct Anterior Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement, Patient-Specific Knee Replacement, Robotic Hip and … View Profile

    No, unfortunately at this point in the science stem cell therapy does NOT work. Perhaps one day the technology may improve to regenerate cartilage but as of 2017 this is not available. 

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