As a Sport Medicine Physician, this is one question that Dr Andy Reed gets asked a lot! Patients also want to know if they should avoid running if they already have osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee.
Stem cell therapy has recently grown in popularity as a treatment for osteoarthritis (OA) and musculoskeletal (MSK) injury. The rationale for their use is their natural ability to develop into many different cell types, thereby contributing to the healing process. But what scientific evidence justifies their use in this area of health care?