“I was told I was never going to ski again. And I came back. I did two ski films. Some of my best ski film work. I signed with Völkl International and have had the best three years of my professional skiing career.”
Matt R., Pro skier, BioKnee
“Dr. Stone’s surgery has been a revelation to me, it’s totally enabled me to continue being who I am which is way more than just the sports that I do. It's part of my personality and I’m thrilled.”
Emily S., Endurance Athlete, BioKnee
“I'm 6.5 years out. At 41 years old, I play competitive ice hockey, train intensely, and have very little pain, if any, in my medial transplant knee. Outstanding result.”
Rich W., Meniscus allograft transplant
“Eleven years later I’m very active. The only thing I don’t do is run. However I do bike 100 to 150 miles a week, I surf, play golf, and snowboard. I’ve enjoyed having my life back and having an active life back”
Tim R., BioKnee
“The improvement from what I could do then to what I can do now is like night and day..I am enjoying life like it used to be.”
You are told you have knee arthritis. The advice the doctor gives you is to go home, rest your knee, take anti-inflammatory drugs, lose some weight, wait until you are older and then get an artificial knee replacement. This advice is awful. Here's why.
“Push through the pain.” “No pain, no gain,” we were told in our youth. These are outside voices – but listening to your body and knowing when to stop is the key to diminishing self-inflicted injuries and lengthening your sports career.
Almost all orthopaedic injuries are best repaired immediately. The old “wait and see” for most joint injuries has been proven to lead to scar tissue, loss of motion, and arthritis. With today’s accurate imaging, using repair and reconstructing techniques to restore normal anatomy beats living with deformities.