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BONE ON BONE KNEE ARTHRITIS AND PARKINSON’S DISEASE

HISTORY: A 69-year-old attorney from the lower Midwest presented with severe left knee bone-on-bone arthritis. He also had Parkinson’s disease and sleep disorder unresponsive to conventional treatment. They greatly interfered with his ability to work.

BONE ON BONE KNEE ARTHRITIS AND PARKINSON’S DISEASE

X-RAY: Shows severe bone-on-bone arthritis of right knee.

TREATMENT: Treatment was carried out in Nassau Bahamas. It involved a lipo-aspiration procedure using only local anesthesia followed by immediate enzymatic isolation of the stem cells. The cells were injected into his left knee and also intra-venously.

RESULT: He described that his Parkinson’s Disease symptoms resolved in three days and at this writing, nine months later, have not recurred. He described that his sleep issues have also much improved. His knee rapidly became pain free and has remained so.

LEFT KNEE AND RIGHT SHOULDER ARTHRITIS

A 66 year old realtor from Florida presented with left knee arthritis. He was very active but was greatly inhibited in activities of daily living. He also had severe right shoulder arthritis.

TREATMENT:

KNEE: He had lipoaspiration of a small volume of fat using only local anesthetic. He also had painless aspiration of bone marrow from his iliac crest. Both were performed in the office. The fat was processed according to FDA guidelines. He also had preparation of PRP. All three were injected into his left knee.

RESULT: He had complete resolution of his pain within 1 month. He is now 33 months after treatment and has absolutely no pain, and has greater strength than in the other knee. He will sometimes go up 1200 stair steps in a day with no pain.

SHOULDER: He had the identical procedure (fat,bone,marrow) for his shoulder 2.5 years later.

RESULT: 80% of his pain was gone within 1 month.

RT ANKLE INFLAMMATORY ARTHRITIS, RT HIP ARTHRITIS, INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

A 64 year old fitness instructor from a Chicago suburb presented with severe right ankle inflammatory arthritis, right hip arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The IBD required a high medication dose and prevented her from going out due to intractable diarrhea.

TREATMENT

Treatment was carried out in Nassau Bahamas. It involved a lipo-aspiration procedure using only local anesthesia followed by immediate enzymatic isolation of the stem and other immune cells. Cells were then injected into the right ankle, right hip and intra-venously.

RESULT: At 8 months follow-up the patient had complete resolution of right ankle pain and inflammation. Inflammatory bowel symptoms were significantly improved. She was able to decrease her medication dose from 210mg to 70mg daily for her diarrhea. The diarrhea also improved such that she was able to resume activities outside the house.

SEVERE LEFT SHOULDER ARTHRITIS

HISTORY: A 55 year old attorney and body builder from Chicago presented with severe left shoulder arthritis unresponsive to conventional treatment.

SEVERE LEFT SHOULDER ARTHRITIS

X-RAY: Severe left shoulder arthritis with large inferior bone spur.

TREATMENT: Treatment was carried out in Nassau Bahamas. It involved a lipo-aspiration procedure using only local anesthesia followed by immediate enzymatic isolation of the stem and other immune cells. Cells were injected into the left shoulder.

RESULT: Within a few weeks most of his pain was gone. In addition his range of motion was significantly increased. Eight months after treatment he has maintained his excellent result.

BILATERAL SEVERE KNEE ATHRITIS AND CHRONIC FATIGUE

A 65 year old businessman from the Chicago area with severe bilateral knee arthritis and fatigue.

TREATMENT: Treatment was carried out in Nassau Bahamas. It involved a lipo-aspiration procedure using only local anesthesia followed by immediate isolation of the stem and other immune cells using the enzyme collagenase to produce so-called stromal vascular fraction. Cells were injected into both knees and intravenously.

RESULT: Most of his knee pain was gone within a few weeks and he has continued essentially pain-free out to 10 months after treatment. In addition he has noticed a significant increase in energy and a decrease in his fatigue.

BILATERAL HIP ARTHRITIS AND CHRONIC FATIGUE

HISTORY: A 55 year old engineer from Indiana with chronic hip pain after labral repair unresponsive to conventional treatment. Also chronic fatigue secondary to constantly changing shifts.

TREATMENT: Treatment was carried out in Nassau Bahamas. It involved a lipo-aspiration procedure using only local anesthesia followed by immediate isolation of the stem and other immune cells using the enzyme collagenase to produce stromal vascular fraction stem cell treatment. Cells were injected into both hips and intra-venously.

RESULT: Most of her hip pain was relieved. Also her energy level was greatly increased despite continued long and rotating hours.

BILATERAL KNEE ARTHRITIS AND FATIGUE

A 65 year old businessman with severe knee arthritis from the Chicago area and diminished energy.

TREATMENT: Treatment was carried out in Nassau Bahamas. It involved a lipo-aspiration procedure using only local anesthesia followed by immediate isolation of the stem and other immune cells using the enzyme collagenase to produce stromal vascular fraction stem cell treatment. Cells were injected into both knees and intra-venously.

RESULT: He had rapid resolution of his knee pain. His energy level also substantially improved. Results maintained beyond at 8 months post-treatment at this writing.

SEVERE LEFT HIP ARTHRITIS

HISTORY: An 85 year old male retiree from Florida with severe left hip pain with from arthritis.

SEVERE LEFT HIP ARTHRITIS

X-RAY: Shows severe nearly bone on bone arthritis of left hip (to reader’s right)

TREATMENT: Treatment was carried out in Nassau Bahamas. It involved a lipo-aspiration procedure using only local anesthesia followed by immediate isolation of the stem and other immune cells using the enzyme collagenase to produce so-called stromal vascular fraction. Cells were injected into the left hip and intravenously.

RESULT: He had almost complete elimination of his left hip pain on the night of the stem cell injection. That pain relief well maintained at 6 month follow-up.

BONE ON BONE KNEE ARTHRITIS AND ESSENTIAL TREMOR

HISTORY: A 60 year old businessman and adventurer from Chicago with severe bone-on-bone right knee arthrosis and essential tremor unresponsive to conventional treatment.

BONE ON BONE KNEE ARTHRITIS AND ESSENTIAL TREMOR

X-RAY: Bone-on- bone severe right knee arthritis.

TREATMENT: Treatment was carried out in Nassau Bahamas. It involved a lipo-aspiration procedure using only local anesthesia followed by immediate enzymatic isolation of the stem and other immune cells. Cells were injected into the right knee and intra-venously.

RESULT: His essential tremor initially resolved within a week of treatment. It gradually partially recurred and at 8 months follow-up was still a little improved compared to baseline. His knee pain was dramatically improved and remains so at 8 months follow-up. He no longer has pain with activities of daily living, but does experience some discomfort with walking more than a half mile.

SEVERE RIGHT KNEE ARTHRITIS

HISTORY: A 55 year old attorney from Nassau Bahamas with severe right knee arthrosis.

SEVERE RIGHT KNEE ARTHRITIS

X-RAY: Severe nearly bone-on-bone arthritis of right knee.

TREATMENT: Treatment was carried out in Nassau Bahamas. It involved a lipo-aspiration procedure using only local anesthesia followed by immediate isolation of the stem and other immune cells using the enzyme collagenase to produce stromal vascular fraction stem cell treatment. He had injection of cells into his right knee.

RESULT: His pain was rapidly relieved. One year after treatment he remains nearly pain free and has returned to golfing.