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Former Olympian Colin Jackson undergoes pioneering stem cell treatment at Harley Street Stem Cell Therapy Clinic

Posted On: 12 Apr 2021   |   Posted By: Luxury News Online

Former Olympian Colin Jackson undergoes pioneering stem cell treatment at Harley Street Stem Cell Therapy Clinic

At the age of 53, Colin Jackson looks every inch the super-fit Olympian but the sporting icon's winning smile hides a world of pain.
The 110m hurdling hero who is currently appearing in ITV's Dancing on Ice, has been left with the knees of an eighty year old. Colin's glittering career left him with extensive damage to his kneecaps, cartilage, ligaments and tendons and he also has a degenerative condition which affects his daily routine.
The former world record holder is in constant pain, struggles to get out of bed and in and out of the car and fears he could even end up in a wheelchair.
Colin now faces an even bigger hurdle - stem cell therapy to repair his damaged knees.
Colin says the treatment is “the last roll of the dice” to avoid knee replacement surgery.
“I'm in constant pain but you learn to live it with it,” says the 1988 Olympic silver medallist and former World Champion hurdler.
“I've got the body of a man in his mid-30s but the knees of a man in his mid-80s. I've had seven operations on my knees...

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