Non-Surgical Stem Cell and Platelet Treatments for Hip Arthritis, Avascular Necrosis and Common Hip Injuries

Hip Replacement and Hip Surgery AlternativeRegenexx® Stem Cell and Blood Platelet Procedures offer the most advanced, non-surgical treatments available for individuals with common hip injuries, hip arthritis, avascular necrosis and other hip problems. In many cases, Regenexx is a viable treatment alternative for individuals who may be considering elective hip surgery or hip replacement surgery.

Due to the nature of the hip and its associated nerves, reasons for hip pain are widely misdiagnosed and hip surgery is frequently presented to patients as the only option to resolve their pain. In cases where hip surgery may be warranted, it is up to the patient to understand the risks and determine if it is the best course of action for them. As a non-surgical alternative, Regenexx hip procedure patients have experienced excellent results in complex hip injuries and advanced degenerative hip conditions, such as osteoarthritis and avascular necrosis.

Hip surgery is traumatic and may require months of painful rehabilitation to regain strength and motion. Alternatively, Regenexx procedures may help heal and alleviate hip problems with a same-day stem cell or platelet injection procedure. Regenexx patients benefit from little or no downtime from the procedure and avoid the wide range of problems that often follow more invasive surgeries.


More than 33,705 Regenexx® Procedures have been performed since Regenexx pioneered orthopedic stem cell treatments in 2005. Regenexx Procedures are the most advanced orthopedic stem cell procedures in the world.

Commonly Treated Hip Conditions Using Stem Cell or Platelet Procedures

The list below is not a complete list of injuries or conditions that can be treated. These are the most common hip-related conditions we treat:

  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Bursitis
  • Arthritis
  • Tendinopathy
  • Labral / labrum tear

Regenexx Hip Patient Outcome Data

Regenexx is the only stem cell treatment network to publish this type of analysis of patient stem cell procedure outcome data. The analysis is made possible thanks to the massive numbers that are compiled throughout the years in the Regenexx patient registry, which tracks patient outcomes at regular intervals following all of the stem cell procedures we offer.

Note: This patient outcome data is not part of a controlled trial. Every patient becomes part of a registry to track outcomes and any complications. This data is a compilation of patient input to the Regenexx Patient Registry at regular intervals following their Regenexx Procedure. In addition, none of this data may be reproduced in any way or displayed elsewhere without prior written permission from Regenerative Sciences.

  • Hip Patient Outcome Data

    This data looks at patient outcomes for stem cell treatments for hip arthritis.

    View Hip Patient Outcome Data
  • Stem Cell Procedure Safety

    Regenexx has published more data on stem cell safety in peer reviewed medical research for orthopedic applications than any other group world-wide. This is a report of 1,591 patients and 1,949 procedures treated with the Regenexx Stem Cell Procedure. Based on our analysis of this treatment registry data, the Regenexx Stem Cell Procedure is about as safe as any typical injection procedure, which is consistent with what we see every day in the clinic.

    View Stem Cell Procedure Safety

The Regenexx Difference

Regenexx Difference Infographic

Hip Damage and the Regenexx Stem Cell Procedure


Advanced Imaging Used During a Regenexx Patient’s Joint Injection

Stem Cells are in each of us and they are responsible for healing injured bone, ligaments, tendons and tissues. Stem cells, blood platelets and growth factors are the key components of Regenexx Procedures. As we age or are injured, we sometimes can’t get enough of these cells into the damaged area. Regenexx Procedures help solve this problem by precisely delivering a high concentration of stem cells and growth factors into the injured area, aiding your body’s ability to heal naturally. Regenexx patients experience little or no down-time from the procedure and typically avoid the long, painful rehabilitation periods to restore joint strength and mobility following invasive surgeries.

View an infographic on chronic hip pain and the Regenexx approach >>

Play VideoMillions Introduced to Regenexx on TV's The Doctors

Regenexx Procedures were recently featured on “The Doctors” TV show. The episode featured Dr. Christopher J. Centeno and Dr. Ron Hanson from the Centeno-Schultz Clinic in Colorado, along with patient Barbee James, who sought stem cell treatment following traditional knee surgery. The 6 minute video provides a nice overview of the Regenexx Stem Cell Procedure, which is offered at both of our Health Link Medical Center offices in Oceanside and Mill Valley, California.

NBC TV Tells a Patient’s Story Following a Regenexx Knee Stem Cell Injection Procedure

Seattle King TV recently featured Regenexx patient Paul Lyon in this news segment. Lyon chose to undergo a Regenexx Stem Cell Procedure, rather than an invasive and traumatic knee joint replacement surgery. The story looks at his results and includes an interview with Dr. Christopher Centeno, founder of the Regenexx Procedures.

Regenexx Patented Stem Cell Procedure Overview

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Watch an Overview of the Regenexx Stem Cell Procedure

The Regenexx Stem Cell Procedure begins when the doctor thoroughly numbs the back of the hip (PSIS) and takes a small bone marrow sample through a needle, as well as a blood draw from a vein in the arm. The marrow is rich in Mesenchymal Stem Cells, which are responsible for healing damaged tissues. The stems cells are isolated from the marrow sample and platelets are isolated from the blood sample. After preparation, these two components will be reinjected directly into the damaged area of the joint using advanced imaging guidance. This ensures the cells are delivered to the exact location of need.

Some patients are apprehensive about the bone marrow aspirate portion of the procedure, but most are surprised to find that they experienced very little pain or discomfort:

“I had some concern about the pain involved in extracting the bone marrow. All of my fears were groundless. All of the procedures were painless. The doctor explained everything he did and I was awake and involved the whole time. The experience was better than expected.” Betty M.

Are You a Regenexx Candidate?

If you are suffering from a joint injury, joint pain, a non-healing fracture or a degenerative condition like osteoarthritis, you may be a good candidate for these ground-breaking stem cell and blood platelet treatments. Please complete the Procedure Candidate Form below and we will immediately email you more information.

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