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A Video on Thumb Arthritis Treatment and Diagnosis…

POSTED ON IN Hand/Thumb Latest News BY Chris Centeno

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How do you decide on the correct Thumb Arthritis Treatment? This week in clinic, I examined a patient who had injured her thumb skiing a few years back and now had the beginnings of arthritis. Since the arthritis was mild, our focus was treating it with the Regenexx-SCP procedure. However, as I went through the diagnostic work-up, it hit me that my readers might like a peek into the process. How do we decide where the cells go? Why are we critical of the shot-gun approach to cell therapy practiced by many clinics? As I took video clips of the thumb stress exam looking for instability, I got the idea that sharing that on the blog would be educational. Click the video above for a 4 min window in the world of advanced thumb pain diagnosis…

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    Chris Centeno

    Christopher J. Centeno, M.D. is an international expert and specialist in regenerative medicine and the clinical use of mesenchymal stem cells in orthopedics. He is board certified in physical medicine as well as rehabilitation and in pain management through The American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.…

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