Spinal disc herniation — also known as a slipped disc — occurs when a tear in an intervertebral disc’s outer fibrous ring (annulus fibrosus) causes the soft, central portion (nucleus pulposus) to bulge out. Reasons for a slipped disc could include factors such as age, and injuries sustained from trauma/strain.
Meniscal tears are a common injury among athletes who play contact sports. These tears frequently occur when there is excessive pressure on the knees, and are often connected with tears in the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). In order to prevent further knee damage or increased degeneration, it is essential to get an accurate diagnosis and sufficient medical attention. Advances in the field of stem cell therapy have helped us find a cure for these injuries.
Osteoarthritis is one of the most common illnesses that is characterized by severe pain and swelling in the knees and crackling sounds during movement. This occurs primarily due to the erosion of cartilage (the cushion between the bones) and drying up of the synovial fluid (the lubricant in the joint). This can be aggravated by obesity or repeated injuries.
At Plexus, we treat OA non-surgically using stem cell injections and supportive physiotherapy. Conventional treatment methods include painkillers, steroid injections, and total knee replacement surgery. However, the results shown by stem cell treatment, especially in the early stages, is highly encouraging.