What is Arthritis?

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Arthritis is a condition that causes inflammation and swelling of the joints, leading to symptoms such as pain, stiffness, and limited mobility. The causes of arthritis are varied, including genetics, injury, and lifestyle factors. Common treatments include medication, physical therapy, and surgery, but these can have limitations and side effects. Stem cell therapy is a promising alternative that can promote healing in the joints. Giostar Mexico offers stem cell therapy for arthritis, which involves regenerating damaged tissues. While it may be costly, it is worth considering for those who have not found success with other treatments.

What is arthritis 

Arthritis is a medical condition characterized by inflammation of the joints. It is a common condition that affects millions of people around the world. The most common symptoms of arthritis include pain, swelling, stiffness, and reduced mobility of the affected joint. Arthritis can affect people of all ages and can have a significant impact on their quality of life.

There are several different types of arthritis, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and gout. Each type of arthritis has its own unique set of symptoms and treatment options. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential for managing the symptoms of arthritis and preventing further joint damage.

What are the symptoms of arthritis 

The symptoms of arthritis can significantly impact a person's daily life, making it difficult to perform simple tasks like walking, climbing stairs, or gripping objects. Chronic pain and stiffness can also affect a person's mental health, leading to anxiety, depression, and social isolation. Some of the common symptoms are:

  • Joint pain
  • Stiffness
  • Swelling
  • Reduced range of motion
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Weight loss

These symptoms can affect different joints in the body, including the hands, wrists, knees, hips, and spine. The severity of the symptoms can vary depending on the type and stage of arthritis. It is important to note that some people may experience no symptoms, while others may have severe pain and disability.

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What causes arthritis

Arthritis can be caused by a variety of factors, including genetics, age, injury, and infections. In many cases, the exact cause of arthritis is not known, but researchers believe that a combination of genetic and environmental factors may play a role. Some common risk factors for arthritis include obesity, joint injuries, and infections.

One of the most common types of arthritis, osteoarthritis, is often caused by wear and tear on the joints over time. Rheumatoid arthritis, on the other hand, is an autoimmune disorder in which the body's immune system attacks the joints. Other types of arthritis, such as psoriatic arthritis and gout, have different causes and risk factors. Understanding the underlying causes of arthritis is essential for developing effective treatments and preventive measures.

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Arthritis treatment 

Arthritis treatment can include various approaches depending on the type and severity of the condition. Conventional treatments for arthritis typically include medications such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), corticosteroids, and disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs). Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and surgery may also be recommended to improve joint function and reduce pain. While these treatments can be effective, they also have limitations and potential side effects. For example, long-term use of NSAIDs can lead to gastrointestinal problems, and some surgical procedures are invasive and require a lengthy recovery period.

Stem cell therapy for arthritis 

Recent research has shown that stem cell therapy may offer a promising alternative for arthritis treatment. Stem cells can differentiate into various cell types and have the potential to regenerate damaged tissues and reduce inflammation. Several studies have demonstrated the safety and efficacy of stem cell therapy for treating osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It offers a potential new avenue for patients who are seeking safe and effective alternatives to traditional treatments.

Giostar Mexico arthritis treatment

Results on Giostar Mexico patients have shown that stem cell therapy can help to regenerate damaged joint tissue and reduce inflammation. Stem cells can differentiate into various cell types, including those that make up the joint tissue, and can help to repair the damaged cells.

Patients who received stem cell therapy reported a significant improvement in their symptoms, including reduced pain, improved joint function, and reduced need for medication. The therapy has the potential to improve the quality of life of patients with arthritis and delay the need for joint replacement surgery. While more research is needed, these results suggest that stem cell therapy can be a promising treatment option for patients with arthritis.

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How much does stem cell therapy cost?

The cost of Stem Cell Therapy needs to be determined by our expert medical team, as prices depend on the specific condition and personalized medical recommendations. Our dedicated team of medical professionals carefully evaluates each patient's unique health situation to recommend the most effective therapy. Stem Cell Therapy includes the following:

      • Laboratory protocol by Dr. Anand (activation of the stem cells to direct them towards the affected tissue or organ)
      • 1 - 3 stem cell vials (35 - 105 million stem cells)
      • 1 - 10 billion exosomes (volume depends on the doctor's personal evaluation of each patient)
      • Oxygen Therapy
      • Body preparation
      • Medical Consultation
      • Dietitian Follow-up post-therapy
      • Transportation hotel-clinic in local shuttle
      • Lodging (available in our Clinic in Algodones) at Hotel Hacienda or Hotel Cielito Lindo
      • Preferential prices for future reinforcements/applications


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Brown, C., McKee, C., & Bakshi, S. (2019). Stem cell therapy in rheumatoid arthritis: Current status and future perspectives. Rheumatology International, 39(3), 429-436.

Protocol for intraarticular adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cell treatment for osteoarthritis of the knee: Two-year follow-up. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, 14(1), 27.


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