Stem Cells 21 launch new initiative to help Osteoarthritis sufferers

A new protocol for the treatment of Osteoarthritis, using umbilical cord blood-derived adult stem cells in the treatment program, is now available in Bangkok, Thailand. Patients can reasonably expect less pain and improved mobility.
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Aug. 10, 2009 - PRLog -- BANGKOK, Thailand -  Stem Cells 21,, together with its partner physicians, has recently launched a new adult stem cell treatment protocol using umbilical cord blood-derived stem cells for the relief of this common and painful condition.

Osteoarthritis is a joint disease that mostly affects cartilage. Cartilage is the slippery tissue that covers the ends of bones in a joint. Healthy cartilage allows bones to glide over each other. It also helps absorb shock of movement. In osteoarthritis, the top layer of cartilage breaks down and wears away. This allows bones under the cartilage to rub together. The rubbing causes pain, swelling, and loss of motion of the joint. Over time, the joint may lose its normal shape. Also, bone spurs may grow on the edges of the joint. Bits of bone or cartilage can break off and float inside the joint space, which causes more pain and damage.
People with osteoarthritis often have joint pain and reduced motion. Unlike some other forms of arthritis, osteoarthritis affects only joints and not internal organs.

Prior to this patients had only conventional treatment options available to them, such as weight control, exercise, rest, expensive surgery and endless drugs.
Now, in a 7-day protocol in Bangkok they can have millions of repair stem cells injected to help alleviate the pain and loss of mobility. The procedure is safe and may provide significant improvement to the patient’s quality of life.

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Who are Stem Cells 21?
Stem Cells 21, is the adult stem cell treatment division of Jai Communications Ltd., an expat company based in Bangkok. In partnership with clinics and hospitals they manage patient care for foreigners going to Thailand for medical care. Their partner laboratories and physicians have developed a range of treatment protocols using either umbilical cord blood-derived adult stem cells or adipose-derived cells, from the patient’s own body for a wide variety of progressive and debilitating diseases.
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