Ankle fractures are usually the result of a harsh rotational force. For example, if you over-roll your ankle in a trip or fall. A person with an ankle fracture will not tolerate weightbearing activities, so until treated, this injury will prevent a person from standing on the injured foot or walking.
Stem cell therapy has recently grown in popularity as a treatment for osteoarthritis (OA) and musculoskeletal (MSK) injury. The rationale for their use is their natural ability to develop into many different cell types, thereby contributing to the healing process. But what scientific evidence justifies their use in this area of health care?