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Advanced Bone and Joint Treatments

Our Adena Orthopedic specialists can guide you through the latest treatments for joint pain and arthritis.

Joint pain can diminish your quality of life and hinder activities you enjoy. At Adena, we know how debilitating joint injuries and arthritis can be for our patients. That’s why our Orthopedic team takes great care in providing advanced treatments and therapies to help patients heal – and to successfully manage or move beyond joint pain.

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)

Found to be highly effective, Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP therapy is an application of orthobiologics that uses healthy cells to treat damaged or diseased cells in the body. For many patients, PRP can be used in the treatment of common tissue injuries, such as rotator cuff tears, Achilles tendon ruptures, tendinitis, muscle injuries, arthritis-related pain, and joint injuries. With PRP, platelets are drawn from the patient and “super charged” through a centrifuge. They are then injected into that patient’s damaged tissue to aid healing and re-growth.

The treatments take place in the exam room, and are applied through an injection. The entire process takes only 30-45 minutes. Some conditions may require several injections to help heal the damaged tissue. Currently, patients with abnormal platelet function or a low platelet count, anemia, cancer or an infection cannot receive PRP therapy.

Stem Cell Treatment for Arthritis

Another orthobiologic procedure being used at Adena involves harvesting stem cells, that are found throughout our bodies, for the treatment of osteoarthritis. This therapy uses a mix of bone marrow and fluid from a patient’s hip to supply the healthy stem cells. Once extracted, the healthy cells are processed and injected into the arthritic area of qualifying patients. Stem cells can divide and duplicate themselves, helping to regenerate healthy tissue in impacted areas.

Stem cell therapy takes about an hour, and is an in-office procedure. There are few to no side-effects, and the treatment is having positive results for patients.

Call Adena Bone & Joint

If you are suffering from an injury, old or new, or are experiencing arthritis pain, take steps to feel better. Call the Adena Bone & Joint Center to see how we can help you return to the activities you love.

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