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    Osteoarthritis Pain Relief Using Stem Cells
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    hamm781 posted:
    My wife started feeling pain in her thumb joints approximately 4 years ago. After seeing many doctors and specialists, she was diagnosed with osteoarthritis. It spread aggressively to all of her fingers, ankles, toes, knees and lower back. She wore a fentanyl patch daily and supplemented that with narcotic pills and Aleve almost daily. Rainy, low pressure days became unbearable. I truly did not know what we were going to do as nothing worked and the situation was getting worse. Weekends were spent with her recuperating from her Mon - Fri work. She insisted on trying to keep a normal life - we could afford for her not to work. It was painful to watch her. Then, I started reading about stem cell therapy. Her doctors did not believe in it. An acquaintance described how stem cells worked well on his knee after years of pain. We made an appointment and selected the procedure. She had over 30 injections in various joints. Within two days the pain was gone - no patch and no pills. It is expensive, but we are convinced it works. At a minimum please look into the procedure. There are many clinics and doctors who are beginning to perform this "wonder" procedure. Good luck to all!!!!! We know what you are experiencing


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