Tuesday, 6 Jun 2023
Stem cell therapy introduced in Oman

Stem cell therapy introduced in Oman

American surgeon Dr William Andrew Hodge is bringing revolutionary non-surgical remedy to knee and hip surgeries closer to folks in Oman.

Visitors to the expo are provided totally free consultations at RAK Hospital booth, with the globe renowned knee implant designer and patent holder of ‘Arabic Knee’.

Dr Hodge has created, patented and perfected joint resurfacing. He has performed more than six,000 knee joint and three,000 hip joint procedures globally to restore sufferers to lead active lifestyles with out substantial limitations or discomfort. In all, he has treated more than 100,000 sufferers worldwide utilizing the revolutionary therapy.

Dr Hodge explained that the non-surgical remedy with a patient’s personal stem cells can exponentially decrease a person’s require for surgery.

Dr Hodge stated, “Instead of having to replace a knee with an artificial implant, stem cell therapy in knee-joints can be used to re-grow new and healthy tissues that have been damaged or are degenerating. The benefits of stem cell treatment are life-changing and the costs involved are reasonable. The procedure is relatively quick compared to surgery, and the outpatient procedure can be done in a few hours. Moreover, the recovery time is quick as you walk in and walk out of the procedure on your own, and your daily routine should stay the same.”

Dr Raza Siddiqui, executive director of RAK Hospital, primarily based in the UAE, stated, “People who have encountered an injury to the knee or have chronic knee pain due to a past injury or arthritis are good candidates for knee stem cell therapy. The treatment is particularly useful for patients suffering from osteoporosis or rheumatoid arthritis, knee injury, torn cartilage or tendons and rotator cuffs. Moreover, we are able to offer the best of the West at nearly half the price. Being closer to Oman certainly puts us in a privileged position, whereas similar culture and language removes the stress that patients may face in a foreign land. Furthermore, it allows patients to carry out their regular activity while choosing to make short trips across the border when there is a need.”

Dr Jean Marc Gauer, head of Surgery and CEO, RAK Hospital, stated, “We are the initial institution in the Middle East supplying stem cell remedies for bone and joint wellness.

“Our extensive programme and rehabilitation solutions are of leading order, supplying sufferers the ease and access to very best in class, closer to residence care. Other than post-surgical specifications, rehabilitation is advantageous for a quantity of circumstances which includes sprains, joint dislocations, fractures, back discomfort, osteoporosis, arthritis, bone tumours and neurological issues like stroke, muscular dystrophy, and so forth.

“The goal of musculoskeletal rehabilitation is to help the patient return to the highest level of function and independence possible, while improving the overall quality of life – physically, emotionally, and socially.”

Stem cell therapy for knees is organic it utilizes mesenchymal cells of one’s physique that act as repairment cells of the physique, and cultures them in the lab for therapy.

As we age or get injuries, at times the physique can not get sufficient of these crucial repair cells to the injured region. The regenerative cell therapy aids resolve this issue by tremendously growing body’s personal organic cells repairing and promotes healing.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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