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Joints are mostly affected by rheumatoid arthritis, which is an autoimmune condition. Stem cell therapy is a popular and relatively new area of research developing in the treatment of joint pains and injuries.
Rheumatoid arthritis or injuries caused to the joints attack the tissue that lines the joints. Thus, it causes pain, swelling, stiffness and often inflammation. In a few cases, such pain may cause irreversible damage to the joints and can even cause loss of function. Furthermore, it can also damage other tissues, including the heart, eyes, kidney, lungs, and skin.
Stem cell therapy is an effective approach to reduce inflammation of the joints. The therapy increases healthy cells in the body and recovers the patient from unbearable pain, swelling and puffiness of the joints.
The Czech Republic has become a popular medical tourism destination in recent times owing to its stem cell treatment centers. The country has a long history and is known for its ornate castles and native beers that attract tourists around the world.
Stem cells can be applied to repair of torn joints. It can be directly delivered through injections into the joint. Mesenchymal stem cells, collected from the patient’s fat tissue, blood, or bone marrow, are used for treating joint-related problems.
Bone marrow is taken generally from the pelvic bone through a syringe and a needle. This process is called the bone marrow aspiration where the patient is administered local anesthetic or given sedatives before the procedure.
Physicians mostly use ultrasound to deliver cells precisely to the site of cartilage damage while administering stem cell injections. Stem cell therapy for Joints is minimally invasive that decreases inflammation and repairs damage from joint pain. It is effective in delaying and even preventing joint surgery.
In many cases, the same clinic charges different amounts to the patients due to the relative factors like:
Cost: Stem cell treatments for Joints in the Czech Republic costs around 4,430 EUR/$4,900 approximately. One-day Stem Cell Therapy Program including Stem Cell Therapy provided as a local injection to target joint. Application for one joint costs 3,900EUR ($4,430). Application for another joint will cost another 2,000EUR ($2,270).
Note: This is an estimated price and the exact cost of the treatment will be decided after the physical check-up.
Note: The laboratory tests are done at least 7-10 days prior to the procedure. The particular tests are prescribed after a complete physical evaluation of the patient.
Payment Options: Cash, credit card, wire transfer
Note: The center may require a money deposit once a patient decides to book the surgery.
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