Non-Surgical Alternatives to Knee Surgery

Dr. Shounuck Patel and his team at The Patel Center for Functional Regeneration provide advanced stem cell and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatments as effective knee surgery alternatives. These regenerative medicine treatments alleviate knee pain and stimulate the body’s natural ability to heal from injuries in the knee. Common issues treated by regenerative medicine treatments include ACL tears, knee arthritis, tendonitis and knee wear and tear. 

Common knee problems

Many knee problems are a result of the aging process and continuous wear and tear on the knee. Other knee problems are a result of an sport-related injury or a sudden movement that strains the knee. Common knee injuries treated with regenerative medicine treatments include:

  • Arthritis
  • ACL Tears
  • Sprains
  • Strained Knee Ligaments  
  • Tendonitis
  • Torn cartilage


Stem Cell Treatments for Knee Arthritis

Stem cell treatments for knee arthritis is an effective method for treating soft tissue areas. Dr. Patel’s uses an advanced process to create micro-fragmented tissue (MFAT) as non-surgical knee replacement alternative treatments. MFAT is composed of adipose fat taken from the patient. The MFAT is then injected into the affected area using ultrasound-guided precision technology.

Stem Cell Therapy Treatments as a Knee Replacement Surgery Alternatives 

While knee replacement surgery is sometimes necessary, it does not come without the risk of complications and extended downtime for recovery and rehabilitation. 

Stem Cell Therapy Treatment for ACL Tears

Full and partial tears of the knee’s ACL are common injuries in young athletes. Traditionally, many doctors have recommended surgery for these types of sport-related knee injuries. Studies have shown that stem cell therapy is an effective alternative to effectively treating ACL tears. Many patients have been able to avoid surgery for ACL injuries all together with the use of these effective treatments and physical therapy.

PRP Treatments as Knee Replacement Alternatives

The Patel Center for Functional Regeneration offers state-of-the-art techniques for processing platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to address complicated knee conditions. PRP contains growth factors that promote cellular growth and healing.

Why Choose Regenerative Medicine for a Knee Condition?

Regenerative medicine treatments provide effective non-surgical solutions for patients who normally would have been automatically referred to an orthopedic surgeon for knee surgery. These innovative treatments are non-invasive and are ideal alternatives to knee replacement surgeries for many cases. 

Dr. Shounuck Patel offers in-depth consultations and individualized treatment plans for patients experiencing knee pain or knee injuries. Dr. Patel is dedicated to helping patients heal their knee injures without the need for surgery. Using a combination of customized stem cell and PRP treatments Dr. Patel will help you get back your favorite activities with minimal pain or downtime.

For more information on knee surgery alternatives contact our patient concierge to schedule a consultation regarding your options for knee replacement alternatives.