Where in the World Do Regenexx Patients Come From?

by Chris Centeno, MD /

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Given that we began this trend of orthopedic stem cell use in 2005, we’ve had a lot of patients seek out our advanced technologies from many far-flung places. I had our biostatistician run a report this week on where our non-US patients traveled from to get a Regenexx procedure at a US site. The map he created is above. While there are a few trends, like most of the patients come from English-speaking countries, we’ve also seen many patients from places that don’t speak English as the primary language.

On the international front, Regenexx has added network clinics in Australia and the Caribbean in recent years. We’re also talking to sites in the Middle East, several European countries, Asia, and South America. So hopefully many of these international patients will soon be able to get access to our technology and experience in their their local countries.

The upshot? Regenexx is very different. Despite many of these countries having active stem cell offerings, international patients have long sought out our advanced technology and extensive orthopedic specific expertise! We continue to see patients who understand that what they can access back home is less sophisticated than what we can offer, so they cross continents and oceans to get what they want. Hopefully we’ll soon be able to let some of those patients get treated at home!

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3 thoughts on “Where in the World Do Regenexx Patients Come From?

  1. John

    Hi-

    After stem cell and several PRPs, I am experiencing inflammation of the knee. The knee feels significantly better than before the procedures but is retaining fluid. When taking anti-inflammatory meds( Diclofenac Sodium ) the knee feels closer to normal than before( maybe a 7 with 10 being a good knee). It has been 17 weeks since the stem cell procedure. I understand this anti-inflammatory can have some severe side-effects. If the inflammation continues, can it further damage the knee?

    1. Regenexx Team Post author

      John,
      We’d like to help if we can, just sent an email to get some additional information.

  2. Phillip Zinni III DO FAOASM

    Congrats Chris, I can see my South America patients 🙂 so far so well!

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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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