One Journalist’s Personal Hand Stem Cell Story

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One Journalist’s Personal Hand Stem Cell Story…  I often find that many times, that it’s better to let our patients tell their own stories. As I have said in numerous blog posts, we can’t help everyone, but we try hard for our patients. This patient is a writer with hand arthritis who works for an on-line news publication called Boogai. Her ultimate outcome is unknown, but here’s her story…

Today They Draw My Bone Marrow Stem Cells and Inject Them

February 27, 2012

By Carmen Reynolds, Editor-in-Chief,

It’s around 4 a.m., and I don’t have to be up until about 5:15 in order to fit in a workout; but I’m so excited I can hardly contain myself.

This week has been anticipated, hoped for, prayed for and dreamed about for many months.  It’s the reason we’ve driven for five days to get to the top stem cell clinic in the nation which accepts only physically active candidates with joint problems. When even triathlete neurosurgeons come to this clinic to have their joints worked on, you know you’ve found the right place.

My hands started hurting a few years back and as of last summer, writing, typing, opening jars, pushing, lifting, opening doors, squeezing a toothpaste tube or opening a bottle of water became excruciating.  Soon I could do less and less, no pushups, no lifting heavier weights, choosing turtlenecks and pullover sweaters since I could no longer button up.  Hubby’s become the full-time cook and facilitator. Read more…

NOTE: Regenexx-SD is a medical procedure and like all medical procedures has a success and failure rate.  Not all hand-thumb prodeure patients experience the same results.

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