Indications and contraindications for treatment

A condition for the initiation of treatment using stem cell and blood platelet-enriched plasma is an evaluation of medical records, especially X-ray images and the operating protocol, by an experienced physician. The following expert clinical and ultrasound examination with evaluation of the appropriateness and effectiveness of consideration of treatment using stem cells and growth factors from blood platelets of own blood plasma.
Contraindication for stem cell treatment is an oncological disease (also in history) and the total current infectious disease or local infection, pregnancy.

The effect of the treatment using stem cells and blood plasma is beneficial for:


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Orthopaedics

  • Focal defects of articular cartilage, especially in traumatic conditions, osteochondrosis dissecans
  • Defects of articular cartilage of  degree I. - III. (arthrosis, chondromalacia, chondropathy)
  • Treatment of acute and chronic inflammation of tendons and ligaments
  • Diseases of the insertions of tendons and ligaments - so-called enthesopathy (eg tennis elbow, golf elbow, calcaneal spur, painful groins, etc.)
  • Support for healing of ligaments, muscles, tendons and bones after accidents, operations and plastic surgeries
  • Fresh damage to the menisci and ligaments of the knee joint
  • Fresh and subacute partial damage to the ligaments (shoulder, knee, ankle joint, etc.)

Rheumatology

  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

Indications by anatomical regions
Spine

  • Pain in lower back

Shoulder

  • Shoulder joint arthrosis
  • Acute and chronic damage to the rotator cuff
  • Inflammation of the tendon of the biceps muscle
  • Impingement Syndrome
  • Defects and injuries of the shoulder joint capsule
  • Acute and chronic acromioclavicular joint injury

Elbow

  • Elbow joint arthrosis
  • Tennis and golf elbow
  • Acute and chronic damage to the lateral ligaments of the elbow joint
  • Injury of the tendon of the biceps muscle

Wrist and hand

  • Arthrosis of wrist and hand joints

Pelvis

  • Sacrolumbal joint disorders
  • Pain in the area of symphysis pubis
  • Buttock pain
  • Acute and chronic damage to the insertion of hamstrings
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Chronic inflammation of the bursa of the greater trochanter

Hip joint

  • Hip joint arthrosis
  • Hip joint necrosis

Knee-joint

  • Knee arthrosis
  • Acute and subacute knee ligament and meniscal injuries
  • Postoperative conditions after plastic surgeries of ligaments
  • Acute and chronic injuries to quadriceps tendon
  • Patella tendon disorders - jumper's knee
  • M. Osgood-Schlatter’s disease
  • Disorders of the knee cartilage - osteochondrosis dissecans, chondromalacia, chondropathy

Lower leg and ankle joint

  • Acute and chronic damage to the Achilles tendon
  • Ankle joint arthrosis
  • Acute and subacute injuries to ligaments and tendons in the ankle joint region

For further information about the therapeutic use of stem cells refer to the following websites:
International Society for cellular medicine www.cellmedicinesociety.org
Clinical studies with stem cells can be found at www.clinicaltrials.gov