Hand Arthritis Stem Cell Facebook Post by a Grateful Patient

by Chris Centeno, MD /

This is a recent Facebook post from a grateful Hand Arthritis patient who had his own stem cells injected into his CMC joint via precise injection. I thought I would share it…

Ronnie Baker commented on a link Regenexx shared. Ronnie wrote: “Thanks to Dr. Ron Hanson last March I had the SD stem cell performed on my CMC joint on my right hand it has been a blessing. The first 3 months I wasn’t so sure that it helped but now its at least 85 percent better and at times it’s like its 100 percent better. I have no pain at all from time to time. I am so grateful for Regenexx. Through the process I was very faithful at taking all my supplements that Dr Hanson ordered in the beginning and now I’ve been very faithful and taking the advanced stem cell supplement formula. I will be back in Denver on March 8th of this year for my second round of stem cell treatments in my right hand, my elbows and my back. The lumbar area of S1-L5 -L4 -L3 I lost my left thumb years ago so my right hand is my livelihood so I’m so thankful that Regenexx has came up with such a great procedure and a great dietary supplement. Although I had to be very diligent on my end and do everything that Dr Hanson said which I have done. I look forward in seeing the Regenexx group in Denver in about 3 weeks thank you all again. Ronnie Baker”

Chris Centeno, MD

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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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