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Arthritis

Question
Posted by: Chris West | 2019/06/16

Q.

Is stem cell surgery available successfully for hips?

Have arthritis both hips with result of mobility reduction. Do go to the YMCA at least 3 times per week and have massages weekly. weight 186 pounds aiming for 180 pounds was as low as 171 before joining YMCA in 2005

Expert's Reply

A.

Arthritis expert
- 2019/07/30

Unfortunately not.

The only treatment at present is total hip replacement but you will need to lose some weight before surgery.

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