Hip Treatment at RMI

If you suffer from chronic hip pain due to arthritis or an old injury, or you’ve recently injured your hip, then you may benefit from physical therapy, traditional orthopedic care, non-surgical stem cell injections or even stem cell-enhanced surgery.


Can stem cells heal hips?

A recently published avascular necrosis study of 31 hips treated with a combination of bone marrow stem cells and hip decompression concluded that after 2 years, 25 out of 31 hips showed a relief of symptoms and a resolution of the osteonecrosis.

Stage-Related Results In Treatment Of Hip Osteonecrosis With Core-Decompression And Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cells

CONCLUSION: The results of our study show that treatment of AVNFH with implantation of autologous concen- trated MSCs is indicated for patients at Stage I and Stage II. Our results show a significant reduction of joint pain level, and this could take to a delay, or avoid the need, of hip replacement. Moreover, this study highlight the safety of autologous MSCs graft approach in the treatment of the early stages of AVNFH.

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Robert Swan is the first person in history to walk to both the North and South Poles. He is also a recent RMI stem cell hip patient, and preparing for his next expedition to the South Pole in a couple weeks. From Robert:

Ahoy Team,
Thank you so much for everything. This I know has really set me up for the South Pole. THANK YOU ALL. We leave on November 7th from the USA. Start for the South Pole On foot on November 15th or 20th weather depending. INTENDING to reach the South Pole January 14th ..600 miles on foot.
www.2041.com and Facebook 2041ClimateForce will tell the tale.
See you on return,


What makes stem cell therapy at RMI different?



At RMI, we augment BMAC with *AlphaGEMS, a proprietary, pliable tissue allograft (transplant) derived from human placental amnion, which functions as a biologic structural matrix to facilitate and enhance tissue healing and repair. AlphaGEMS contains 108 different growth factors including WNT-4 and prostaglandin.

Prostaglandin inhibits inflammation, which occurs after injury and marks the beginning of the healing process. The faster we can tame this inflammation, the sooner the body can move on to the next phase of healing, regeneration. It’s important to note that AlphaGEMS has more than 60 times the amount of prostaglandin compared to other products.

WNT4 is arguably the single most important molecule required for wound healing. AlphaGEMS has more than 10 times the amount of WNT4 as competing products.

For more information about BMAC and AlphaGEMS at the Riordan-McKenna Institute Click Here.

Hip Runner Rounded

Common hip conditions treated at Riordan-McKenna Institute (RMI):

Below are common hip conditions we treat at RMI. If your hip condition is not listed, please contact us to see if you are a candidate.


View/download the entire chapter about stem cell therapy for orthopedic conditions from Dr. Riordan’s book

For more detailed information about our treatments, we welcome you to read/download the entire chapter on stem cell therapy for orthopedic conditions from Dr. Riordan’s new book, Stem Cell Therapy: A Rising Tide – How Stem Cells are Disrupting Medicine and Transforming Lives.  CLICK HERE (FREE PDF)

“Neil takes readers on a riveting journey through the past, present and future of stem cell therapy. His well-researched, educational and entertaining book could change your life. I highly recommend it.”Tony Robbins, NY Times #1 Bestselling Author

“100 years old will soon become the new 60. Stem cells are a key therapeutic to enable this future. Dr. Riordan’s book is your guide to why this is true and how you will benefit. A must read for anyone who cares about extending their healthy lifespan.”Peter H. Diamandis, MD; Founder, XPRIZE & Singularity University; Co-Founder, Human Longevity, Inc.; Author of NY Times Best Sellers Abundance and Bold