Stem Cell

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tina123
tina123 Member Posts: 5
Hi,

Has anyone out there done stem cell for their arthritis ? A friend of my sister swears by it and as he is a Vet, he decided to include this operation to his dog patients and has worked wonders. It is not for all and you have to be diagnosed first to see if you are a possible candidate.

I really would like to hear more first hand experiences so if you are one of them. Pls share us your story.

Thanks.
Tina123

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  • helpline_team
    helpline_team Posts: 3,576
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Hi Tina

    Thank you for your posting, you are asking about stem cell for arthritis.
    You might like to give Arthritis Research a call, they are the research body in the UK and could let you know what progress is being made with stem cell research. The link below will take you to Arthritis Research UK:
    http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/
    Telephone: 0300 790 0400

    You say that you would like to hear more first-hand experiences, you may find posting on our ‘Living with arthritis’ forum (link below) will give you more responses to your query.
    http://arthritiscareforum.org.uk/viewforum.php?f=8

    You are most welcome to call us on our Helplines: 0808 800 4050 (Monday-Friday 10am-4pm) here we can talk informally and in confidence.

    Best wishes
    Lynda
  • elnafinn
    elnafinn Member Posts: 7,412
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Hi Tina

    One of the members started a thread on this topic:

    http://arthritiscareforum.org.uk/viewtopic.php?t=21712#447937

    There may be more threads by him. If you type his user name, Sturge8 in the Search Box at the top of the page you will find all he has said about the subject.

    Elna (member of the forum)
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