Joints are the contact areas between bones. Cartilage covers the bone at these contact surfaces to act as a sort of cushion to protect the bone ends from stress/forces. Arthritis involves inflammation of joints. Different things can cause protective cartilage layers to wear away or even breakdown. Interestingly, not all patients with arthritis have pain. Treatment recommendations depend on the type and amount of arthritic pain someone experiences.
Certain orthopedic conditions such as arthritis can be debilitating for some patients. Treatment recommendations depend on the type and amount of arthritic pain someone experiences. If you’ve exhausted other treatment modalities and hope to avoid surgery, orthobiologics like stem cell therapy is an additional treatment option you should consider.
Contact Dr. Michele Yoon in Schaumburg, IL at (847)957-4183 to schedule your Stem Cell consultation today.
Michele Y. Yoon, M.D., PLLC