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Offline Ricardo Pedri Lopes

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My mother has a bad case of RSI, which made her arms to be pretty weak and hurt a lot.

We know that RSI happens due to lesions on the muscles due to repetitive movements over a long time. So I was wondering, maybe stem cells could regenerate the damaged muscles?

And would that increase the risk of cancer?


 

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Curing repetitive strain injury with stem cells. Possible?
« Reply #1 on: 27/04/2010 23:14:28 »
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Offline gbc89

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Curing repetitive strain injury with stem cells. Possible?
« Reply #2 on: 27/04/2010 23:29:18 »
practically anything's possible (I think) with stem cells if those are extracted from your own body and used for your own body for the use of regeneration.
though don't get your hopes up, since they don't know a lot about it yet.
they're still at the beginners phase with it, and the research industry will develop techniques first for the disease MS for example.
RSI isn't such a high priority.
 

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