Stem cell therapy as an alternative to surgery

Learn how your own stem cells can be used to support and improve the function of stressed joints.

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Dr. Ramin Ilbeygui

Stem cell therapy expert

Dr. Ilbeygui brings his 28 years of experience to joint-preserving medicine. He is committed to protecting your joints and keeping them healthy. He firmly believes that healthy joints are crucial for sustained health and mobility. That's why he focuses on new, gentle treatments that support and improve your body's natural healing ability.

Daily challenges with chronic pain

Many people experience persistent pain due to conditions such as osteoarthritis or consequences of sports injuries. This pain is often persistent and affects mobility and everyday life.

Limits of conventional treatment methods

Conventional treatments have their place, but sometimes reach limits. Medication can have side effects, and physical therapy doesn't always provide the solution for all patients. Surgical procedures are usually effective, but involve risks and often require a long recovery period. It's understandable that patients are looking for alternative options.

Looking for a sustainable solution

Many patients are looking for treatment that offers more than just symptomatic relief. The goal is a method that addresses the causes of the problem and offers long-term improvement.

Stem cell therapy: A sustainable solution that addresses the cause

Stem cells are the building blocks of life — they form the basis of our body. These highly specialized cells have two exceptional properties:

Tissue regeneration

Stem cells have the unique potential to repair and renew damaged tissue, which opens up new opportunities in pain management.

Development in various cell types

Thanks to their ability to differentiate into a variety of cell types, stem cells can be used specifically to regenerate and heal specific body tissues.

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How does stem cell therapy work?

Stem cell therapy involves extracting stem cells from the patient's bone marrow and injecting them into affected areas. These cells have the unique ability to differentiate into different cell types and repair damaged tissue. This method is performed under strict medical standards and aims to support the body's natural healing processes.

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Areas of application

Where can the therapy be used?

Osteoarthritis in large and small joints

Joint injuries & cartilage damage

Muscle injuries

Tendon injuries

Benefits

Benefits of Stem Cell Therapy

Compared to traditional treatments, stem cell therapy is a less invasive and more sustainable option. The risks and recovery times are lower than with surgical procedures.

No operation required

Many people experience persistent pain due to conditions such as osteoarthritis or consequences of sports injuries. This pain is often persistent and affects everyday life.

Lower risk of infection

Conventional treatments have their place, but sometimes reach limits. Medication can have side effects, and physical therapy doesn't always provide the solution for all patients. Surgical procedures are usually effective, but involve risks and often require a long recovery period. It's understandable that patients are looking for alternative options.

Quick recovery

Chronic pain can lead to a noticeable reduction in mobility. This not only affects the ability to move, but can also affect emotional and social aspects of life. It is important to find solutions that enable improved mobility and thus an increased quality of life.

Natural regeneration

Many patients are looking for treatment that offers more than just symptomatic relief. The goal is a method that addresses the causes of the problem and promises long-term improvement.

Treatment process

The course of a treatment

Step 1
Preparation

After an individual consultation and examination, your treatment plan will be determined. The collection of stem cells is carefully planned and prepared.

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Step 2
Extraction

Under sterile conditions, a special needle is inserted into the iliac crest to extract stem cells. Thanks to modern techniques and local anesthesia, this process is made as comfortable as possible for you.

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Step 3
Processing

The stem cells obtained are concentrated in a centrifuge using a specialized process immediately after collection. This ensures that we have a high-quality preparation available for injection.

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Step 4
Injection

The concentrate of your stem cells is then injected into the affected joint to help the tissue heal and regenerate naturally.

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step 5
Completion of treatment

After the injection, the collection site is professionally treated. You will receive all necessary information for aftercare to ensure a quick and effective recovery.

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Is stem cell therapy the right choice for you?

While stem cell therapy is a promising option for many patients with chronic orthopedic problems, it is not suitable for everyone. Detailed medical advice is crucial to evaluate the suitability and potential results of this treatment.

Appointment

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Contact

Telephone

02682/72 522

Location

Orthopaedic Health Center Eisenstadt
Rusterstraße 82A, 2nd floor, top 4
7000 Eisenstadt

Frequently asked questions

Here you can find answers to the most frequently asked questions from our patients.

What is stem cell therapy?

Stem cell therapy is a procedure that uses stem cells to repair or replace damaged cells and tissues in the body. It has the potential to treat a wide range of diseases, particularly in the area of orthopedics.beschädigten Gelenkflächen erwiesen.

Die Stammzelltherapie nutzt körpereigene Zellen, die gezielt an den betroffenen Stellen injiziert werden, um den natürlichen Heilungsprozess des Körpers zu unterstützen und zu beschleunigen. Die Ergebnisse und die Wirksamkeit der Therapie können variieren und hängen von verschiedenen Faktoren ab, wie der individuellen Gesundheitssituation des Patienten, der spezifischen Ursachen der Gelenkschädigung und begleitenden Maßnahmen wie Lebensstiländerungen und physiotherapeutischen Übungen. In vielen Fällen haben Patienten signifikante Verbesserungen in Bezug auf Schmerzreduktion und Gelenkfunktion erfahren.

Es ist wichtig, die Therapie als Teil eines ganzheitlichen Behandlungsplans zu sehen. Eine umfassende Beratung durch einen Facharzt ist unerlässlich, um festzustellen, ob die Stammzelltherapie für Ihre spezifische Situation geeignet ist und um Ihnen detaillierte Informationen über die zugrundeliegenden Studien und deren Ergebnisse zu geben. Für weitere Informationen oder um eine persönliche Beratung zu vereinbaren, stehen wir Ihnen gerne zur Verfügung.

Was kostet diese Therapie?

Die einmaligen Kosten für diese Behandlung belaufen sich auf 4.000€. Wir verstehen, dass dies eine beachtliche Investition darstellen kann. Deshalb bieten wir die Möglichkeit, den Betrag auf Wunsch in Raten zu zahlen. Diese Ratenzahlung kann über einen Zeitraum von 1, 2 oder sogar 3 Jahren erfolgen, um die finanzielle Belastung für Sie zu minimieren. Bei weiteren Fragen oder für individuelle Absprachen stehen wir Ihnen gerne zur Verfügung.

Wie lange hält diese Therapie an?

Die Langzeitwirkung der Therapie kann variieren, da sie von mehreren Faktoren abhängt, wie dem individuellen Gesundheitszustand des Patienten, der spezifischen Art der Gelenksschädigung, sowie der Einhaltung von begleitenden Maßnahmen wie Lebensstiländerungen und physiotherapeutischen Übungen.

In vielen Fällen haben Patienten lang anhaltende Verbesserungen erlebt. Die Stammzelltherapie zielt darauf ab, beschädigte Gelenkflächen zu reparieren und die Funktion der Gelenke nachhaltig zu verbessern. Es ist jedoch wichtig zu verstehen, dass wie bei jeder medizinischen Behandlung individuelle Unterschiede in der Reaktion auf die Therapie bestehen.

Um eine spezifischere Einschätzung der Dauerhaftigkeit in Ihrem Fall zu erhalten, empfehlen wir eine persönliche Beratung, bei der Ihre individuelle Situation detailliert besprochen werden kann. Für weitere Informationen oder um einen Beratungstermin zu vereinbaren, stehe ich Ihnen gerne zur Verfügung.

Was ist Stammzellentherapie?

Stammzelltherapie ist ein Verfahren, bei dem Stammzellen zur Reparatur oder zum Ersatz beschädigter Zellen und Gewebe im Körper verwendet werden. Sie hat das Potenzial, eine Vielzahl von Erkrankungen, insbesondere im Bereich der Orthopädie, zu behandeln.

Who is stem cell therapy suitable for?

Stem cell therapy is suitable for patients with various types of muscle and tendon injuries as well as for patients who suffer from osteoarthritis. This therapy offers a potential treatment method for joint injuries and damage to cartilage tissue. The treatment can reduce pain and improve mobility.

How safe is stem cell therapy?

According to scientific studies, stem cell therapy has made significant progress and is showing promising results in terms of safety and effectiveness. Dr. Ilbeygui would only carry out therapy if it was supported by well-founded scientific evidence and clinical studies. This means that every therapy that Dr. Ilbeygui recommends or performs has been reliably researched and tested for safety and effectiveness.

How long does stem cell treatment take?

A stem cell therapy session usually lasts between 60 and 90 minutes.

Is stem cell therapy painful?

Stem cell therapy is performed using local anesthesia, which largely prevents pain during the procedure. Patients usually report no or only minimal pain sensations. Any mild symptoms that may occur after treatment can usually be effectively treated with painkillers.

How long does recovery take after stem cell therapy?

The recovery period after stem cell therapy is usually around six months. During this time, the healing process takes place, which is accompanied by rehabilitative measures such as physiotherapy.

What are the risks and side effects of stem cell therapy?

As with any medical procedure, stem cell therapy has potential risks and side effects, ranging from mild reactions at the injection site to more complex complications. These will be discussed in detail with you before treatment.

Is stem cell therapy covered by health insurance?

Stem cell therapies are not covered by statutory health insurance and must be self-financed as private benefits.

How does stem cell therapy differ from other orthopedic treatments?

In contrast to traditional orthopedic treatments, which often treat symptoms, stem cell therapy aims to treat the cause of the disease by regenerating tissue (such as cartilage formation).

Can I continue my normal activities after stem cell therapy?

After stem cell therapy, it is advisable to follow a grace period of 14 days so as not to overload the treated area and support the healing process. A downtime of 3 to 5 days is common, during which patients should recover from the procedure and avoid physical exertion.

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