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SmartChoice® Joint Restoration

 Joint Restoration Vs. Joint Replacement


If you are considering a knee, hip or other joint replacement, you might want to learn about how the adult stem cells and PRP procedures stack up against these risky Orthopedic surgeries.

As an alternative to the knee and hip (and other joints) surgery or total joint replacement replacement, our SmartChoice® Joint Procedures may help alleviate joint pain and the medical condition that causes it with a simple office injection procedure. We encourage the patients to walk the same day and most experience almost no downtime after our procedures whatsoever.


Experience Counts - Located in Jacksonville, Florida, we are the leader in Adult Stem Cell and Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Procedures. We have performed these procedures for more than ten years with over 90 % results and ZERO side effects.

Top Stem Cell Center in the World: Unique Proven Clinical Protocols, over ten years of experience and hundreds of satisfied patients is why people from around the world come to us for their adult stem cell and Platelet-Rich Plasma Procedures. 

FIVE reasons you need to know before you decide. You will see why people around the world choose us over other Clinics.

Glaring Differences




Other Leading Stem Cell Clinics (including Regenexx, Cell surgical Networks and others)

1. Gene and Cellular tests to evaluate your stem cell functions.



2. Use BOTH Bone Marrow and Fat Stem Cells, along with PRP.



3. Process Your Stem Cells with safety and use no dangerous chemicals like collagenase.



4. Use Dynamic Ultrasound Guided Injections for Precision and safety (and NOT use X-Rays that can damage your cells).



5. Improve body functions with proprietary Hormones and Supplements, so you get the best possible clinical outcome.




At SmartChoice® we believe that cost should not be an obstacle to getting your quality of life back. We put these procedures within reach of most budgets.

Treatment costs less
than you might think.
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These treatments are already extensively used by people with sports injuries and orthopedic conditions, for faster recovery times and better results.

Over 95% success rate
for joint restoration.
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Last year, I successfully performed SmartChoice® Procedure on my son, Neil for a ligament injury near his shoulder. Yes, these procedures are safe.

Patient safety is our
number one priority
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These SmartChoice® Joint Procedures may provide a simple, out-patient, natural ALTERNATIVES to many patients so as to avoid the costly and risky orthopedic surgeries that also require long recovery periods.


Knee Replacement

Traditional options for patients suffering from the knee or hip injury, arthritis or pain include arthroscopic joint surgery, total knee or hip joint replacement. Besides the cost and the risks of those orthopedic surgeries, several months of rehabilitation is usually needed after the surgeries.

For many patients these intense orthopedic surgeries may not be an option due to their younger age especially considering the fact that we are living longer and more active lifestyle and the Joint Replacement may not last for more than 10 to 15 years. Also, the injuries may not be serious enough to require any surgery.

Traditionally – a Total joint replacement of the hip or knee is often considered to be a accepted approach to treatment for patients suffering from significant arthritis or injury in their knee and hip joints. Over the years, due to aging baby-boomers and active lifestyle causing more sports injuries, these procedures have become more common. It has now become something that almost seems inevitable for us as we age.

But what about an alternative that could be just as successful as joint replacement and may be a better option for many of the patients before even considering joint replacement. And, all of this with significantly lower risk and cost.

When comparing two options - a treatment that involves simply an injection of your own natural cells in an outpatient setting may be significantly more attractive option for many patients than undergoing risky orthopedic surgery and replacing your entire joint with artificial material.

Patients coping with arthritis, sports injuries, tendon strains, sprained ligaments, muscle injuries and more, will be comforted to know that surgery is not the only option of treatment available to them. Faster healing as well as improved functionality both are possible with innovative, cutting- edge adult stem cell and PRP procedures.

Stem Cells 


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