Regenexx-C Review: 10 Years of Knee Pain Erased

by Chris Centeno, MD /

Regenexx C Review

” I would absolutely recommend that anybody with osteoarthritis check out Dr. Centeno and Regenerative Sciences.”  “I’ve had pain in both of my knees for the last 10 years. It began when I was in the Army, and I was finding it harder and harder to do all the lifting, running and physical exercise that I needed to do.”

Kenvir Dixon underwent the Regenexx-C procedure to deal with osteoarthritis of the knee.  Based on his results, this was his Regenexx-C Review:

 

“I went to the Army doctors, who told me I had osteoarthritis in both knees, but there wasn’t much I could do. Even the Army medical review board simply remarked in my record that I couldn’t do some of the physical requirements because of my knee pain, but they didn’t offer any solutions.

Since then, I’ve been doing lot of physical therapy, but that only helps so much. I’m not much of a medicine taker, so I usually just worked through the pain. I’d have good days and bad days, but the pain was always there.

I heard about Dr. Centeno and Regenerative Sciences through a personal friend. I went in and talked to them, and they explained how the procedure worked and their expected outcome. I liked the fact that I wouldn’t be off work or laid up for the procedures, so we decided to go ahead and do the right knee first.

We did the right knee in March 2007. I was off my feet for about an hour after each of the treatments, but that was it. No long recovery time, no time off from work – it was great. The cartilage began to grow back, and the knee was feeling much better, so we did the left knee in October. Since about two weeks later, I haven’t had any pain at all in either knee for the first time in 10 years. It’s fantastic.

I dealt with the knee pain and the problems for a long time, and nobody had come up with a solution that made any sense to me until I went to these folks. I would absolutely recommend that anybody with osteoarthritis check out Dr. Centeno and Regenerative Sciences.”

NOTE: This patient was treated with the Regenexx-C (cultured stem cell injections), which because it is a medical procedure has success and failure rates.  Not all knee Regenexx-C knee patients can be expected to get these same results.

Chris Centeno, MD

Regenexx Founder

Chris Centeno, MD is a specialist in regenerative medicine and the new field of Interventional Orthopedics. Centeno pioneered orthopedic stem cell procedures in 2005 and is responsible for a large amount of the published research on stem cell use for orthopedic applications.
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