A CUP OF MILK A DAY (MAY) KEEPS OSTEOARTHRITIS AWAY…

At Macquarie Stem Cells in Sydney we have treated over 500 patients suffering from OA and have seen extremely promising results among the majority of them. For women suffering from osteoarthritis in the knee, new research in the latest edition of the journal, Arthritis Care & Research shows ...


Bone on Bone - Grade 4 Osteoarthritis - How do Stem Cells help?

How do Stem Cells help if your joint has become “Bone on Bone” Osteoarthritis is a very complex condition it involves all of the tissues in your joint not just the cartilage. First we need to understand what actually happens in your joint when you become “bone on bone”. Prior to ...


Cost-effectiveness analysis of arthroscopic surgery

Cost-effectiveness analysis of arthroscopic surgery compared with non-operative management for osteoarthritis of the knee First published: 12 Jan 2016 Objective To determine the cost-effectiveness of arthroscopic surgery in addition to non-operative treatments compared with non-operative t...


Defining knee pain trajectories in early symptomatic knee osteoarthritis in primary care

This is a brief version of the full publication which is observing a 5 year Cohort Study - the outline is below & full published document can be found in our "Published Documents Section" KEYNOTES 289 are moderate to severe at 5 years  (roughly 30%) 416 are mild to moderate at 5 y...


Dr Bright provides free stem cell treatment to Australian cricket legend

A few months ago Dr Bright provided Stem Cell Treatment to Geoff Lawson free of charge. Geoff who is a renowned Australian fast bowler was showing signs of osteoarthritis and having troubles standing and being active for long periods of time. The story of Mr Lawson’s treatment was aired on A...


How to Deal with Arthritis and Avoid Surgery

Stem Cell Therapy Compared to Surgery is Cheaper, Less Invasive and Has had a High Success Rate At Macquarie Stem Cells in Sydney we tell our patients what to expect from stem cell therapy. What you can expect from stem cell therapy will depend on your condition, your body, and your medical hist...


HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR STEM CELL TREATMENT

Undergoing stem cell therapy can have a huge impact on improving your condition, however there are also certain factors that can impact the effectiveness of your treatment. Dr Ralph Bright is experienced in treating conditions like Osteoarthritis with Stem Cell therapy in the Macquarie Stem Ce...


Joint Replacement Failure - Under 60's

The risk of joint replacement revisions based on the patients age, looking at knees and hips.   The text found below is a summary of the population based cohort study. Background Total joint replacements for end-stage osteoarthritis of the hip and knee are cost-effective and demo...


Literature Review in Orthopaedic Surgery Journal 2016

Stem Cells in Articular Cartilage Regeneration  A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW Published: 16th April 2016 in the Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research Abstract Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have emerged as a promising option to treat articular defects and early osteoarthritis (OA) stages. Howev...


New Research Criticises Arthroscopic Surgery

New medical research heavily criticises arthroscopic shoulder surgery.   This new study has left medical professionals in a position where they will need to reconsider patient referrals related to shoulder arthroscopies. Image: Shoulder Arthroscopy.   This  issue aff...


OSTEOARTHRITIS – WHAT IS YOUR GRADE?

Osteoarthritis (OA) presents itself in 4 different grades or stages, and by discovering the stage of your condition we can help determine the severity and the required treatment… During your consultation at Macquarie Stem Cells we will determine the stage of your osteoarthritis and will discus...


Osteochondral Defect Repair of Talus - Using BMAC Cells

OSTEOCHONDRAL DEFECT REPAIR OF THE TALUS USING BMAC STEM CELLS Andrew A. Brief, MD North Jersey Orthopedic Specialists Teaneck and Englewood, NJ CASE HISTORY: A 17 YO healthy male athlete sustained an inversion injury to the foot while competing at varsity level basketball. A physical evalua...


Publication - SVF for Osteoarthritis using Ultrasonication

The publication discussed below is a simplified/re-organized version of the original article.  This study is utilizing the Macquarie Stem Cells method of cell separation. It has been published in the Journal Of Evidence Based Medicine & Healthcare. Full article can reference can be found o...


Stem Cell Therapy Can Help Knee and Joint Pain

Knee and joint pain is a problem that can be experienced by everyone at some stage in their lives but if the problem persists it can cause more than pain… One of the simplest mechanisms in the body, the knee, plays a crucially important role in our day-to-day life. When we experience pain it c...


STEM CELL THERAPY FOR KNEE INJURIES

Macquarie Stem Cells have successfully treated a number of patients with knee injuries by utilising stem cell therapy. Treat Your Knee Injury with Stem Cell Therapy Do you have an injured knee that causes you constant pain? Before you commit to any major procedures or surgery, you should consid...


Stem Cell Therapy trumps Painkillers

Stop taking painkillers and treat the source of your pain with Macquarie Stem Cells Macquarie Stem Cells in Sydney are leaders in stem cell treatment which has been used successfully to treat osteoarthritis, chronic joint pain and has even shown some promise in treating more serious disorders su...


STEM CELL TREATMENT FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS

If you suffer from pain and stiffness in your joints, whether due to an injury or simply as a result of the ageing process, you may be suffering from osteoarthritis (OA). And you’re not alone. OA is the most common type of arthritis, and affects more than 1.3 million Australians. A statistic t...


Stem Cells for knee osteoarthritis - an Arthroscopic look

Adipose-derived Stem Cells for Knee Osteoarthritis A second Arthroscopic look   Purpose In the present study, the clinical outcomes and second-look arthroscopic findings of intra-articular injection of stem cells with arthroscopic lavage for treatment of elderly patients with knee oste...


Treat your arthritis before it gets even colder!

Many people become concerned about their joint pains in the cooler months Many people complain about increased joint pain during winter because they believe the cool weather aggravates their arthritis. There are a number of possibilities why this may indeed actually be true, including barometric...


TREATMENT FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS

If you are reading this blog, chances are you are looking for a treatment for your Osteoarthritis. Many people call us each day to find out if our stem cell therapy can offer the results they are looking for. Most search for an alternative to joint replacement therapy for their Osteoarthritis ...


Uncovering the role of stem cells in cartilage repair

Clever technique uncovers role of stem cells in cartilage repair   Image courtesy: Wikipedia/Open Stax , Damaged cartilage within an osteoarthritic hip joint  Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) – found in bone marrow, fat and blood – give rise to several cell types including cartilag...