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Adipose Stem Cell Injection Treatment or PRP with Hyaluronic Acid for Osteoarthritis?

Updated: Oct 14, 2022

Stem cell treatment vs PRP

A question we often get asked is what is the difference between stem cell injection and PRP injection as they are both forms of regenerative therapy. Ultimately, what is the most effective?

The answer is they are both very good forms of treatment with very good outcomes for suitable candidate. A recent August 2022 study looked at the comparative differences in a New study titled ‘Autologous microfragmented adipose tissue and leukocyte-poor platelet-rich plasma combined with hyaluronic acid show comparable clinical outcomes for symptomatic early knee osteoarthritis over a two-year follow-up period: a prospective randomized clinical trial’.

Within the study they found and concluded that the stem cell adipose tissue injection treatment did not show significant superior clinical improvement compared with PRP combined with HA injection treatment in terms of functional improvement at different follow-up points. Both treatments were safe with no major complications reporting good results at mid-term follow-up, improving knee function, pain, and quality of live regardless of age and gender.

In our opinion, stem cell injections of very invasive and hugely expensive. Whereas, PRP treatments and hyaluronic acid treatments are very quick and straightforward, minimally invasive, and more cost-effective. Furthermore, they equate to minimal downtime, where the patient can generally carry on with normal activities the following day and can continue appropriate strengthening and mobility exercises.

Osteoarthritis aim – control inflammation in pain, slow the progression of further degenerative changes, improve functional capacity (strength and mobility), improve quality of life and delay surgical intervention.

We are very proud to say we are the UK’s leading provider of advanced PRP treatment and have been providing this fantastic treatment with ongoing success for almost 10 years, providing over 13,000 treatments to date. We are hugely proud of the significant help and success this has provided to many people, literally changing lives.

Furthermore, we offer the best quality and concentration of PRP at very affordable prices. This is for two reasons, 1) we are the UK distributor for PRP iStem, which allows us to significantly reduce prices, and 2) we truly believe that that payment has to be justifiable as you are using patient’s own cells.

Our Clinic Director and Clinical Scientist Mr Adam Whatley is continuing on clinical research in this fascinating area of platelets and stem cells, and to offer the best level of clinical practice to all patients. PRP treatment has been ongoingly praised for its huge safety profile and effectiveness for various different conditions are very different areas of clinical medicine. Risks and adverse complications associated with PRP treatment is practically non-existent.


Don’t let joint pain, joint damage, sports injuries or arthritis get in the way of allowing you to do what you want. Schedule a consultation at Dynamic Regenerative Medicine today, and let us treat your condition, provide pain relief and get you back to your full and active lifestyle. We have clinics operating out of Solihull (Henley-In-Arden) and Birmingham (Edgbaston).

Call us today 01564 330773


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