Rafael Nadal to receive stem cell treatment

Rafael Nadal's doctor says the 14-time grand slam winner will receive stem cell treatment on his ailing back.

Ruiz-Cotorro, who has worked as a doctor for Nadal for the past 14 years, said his back pain is "typical of tennis" players and that the treatment was meant to help repair his cartilage and is similar to stem cell treatment Nadal received on his knee last year.

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