Husband & Wife Both Turn To Regenexx!

Maureen and Lee are a couple who have both received Regenexx procedures!

Maureen, 65, is a retired medical office manager who was diagnosed with osteoarthritis in her right knee.

Lee, 72, is a retired insurance broker, who was experiencing left knee pain from a medial meniscus tear.

Before Stem Cell Therapy

A kidney recipient, Maureen is not a candidate for total knee replacement surgery because her infection risk is very high. However, her chronic knee pain had grown so severe she was afraid to walk on uneven surfaces—including her own back yard.

Maureen & Joe“It hurt to go up and down steps. I could not kneel or run and, when the weather was cold and rainy, my knee would ache,” she says. Steroid shots curbed the osteoarthritis pain but, eventually, stopped working.

Her husband, Lee, had knee pain of his own. A fitness enthusiast with 18 marathons under his belt, Lee had surgery to repair a torn meniscus 10 years ago.

“The surgery did not go well and my knee got progressively worse,” he says.

Eventually, he developed a limp, had difficulty lifting and could no longer play soccer with his young grandson. As his pain and function worsened, Lee began to consider knee replacement surgery.

Maureen researched alternatives online and found an option that worked for both of them: stem cell therapy at Regenerative and Performance Specialists.

After Stem Cell Therapy

Maureen&Joe3Maureen and Lee drove from Ohio and had their treatments on the same day.

Maureen’s recovery was rapid; the pain was significantly reduced within a few days.

“In April it was cold and rainy and I had no aching at all. And the more I used my knee, the better I felt,” she says.

Two months later, she traveled to the French Pyrenees and was able to walk up and down very steep hills with her tour group.

“That was just amazing to me,” she says. Today, she has no pain in her treated knee.

20160612_165048As for Lee? Within eight weeks of the stem cell treatment, he was running around in the yard, kicking a soccer ball, starting, stopping and keeping up with his grandson—free of pain.

“Now, I can walk up and down stairs with no problem,” he says.

He rides his bike 50 or more miles with no pain, before and after, and plans long-distance rides across Ohio and Iowa. Lee also lifts weights at the gym several times a week and can carry heavy objects at home with no joint pain.

Lee also makes time to enjoy working in his flower and vegetable beds.

“If you have a total knee replacement, you cannot kneel and, thus, cannot garden,” adds Lee, a master gardener who grows “just about everything.”


Disclaimer: Like all medical procedures, Regenexx Procedures have a success & failure rate. Not all patients will experience the same results.

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