Can Stem Cells help Radiculopathy?

Lumbar radiculopathy is commonly known as “Sciatica”. It is a relatively common condition affecting an estimated 12-40% of patients who are suffering from low back pain.
Stem cell therapy is a novel therapy to consider in these patients. Radiculopathy by definition means inflammation of the nerve. Stem cells are known to secrete very potent anti-inflammatory proteins and thus relieve inflammation and pain. Thus it seems logical to use stem cells to treat the inflammation of the nerves.

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