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Sports test 1

3 months post-op for ACL, MCL, PCL, PLC, MPFL, Meniscal Repairs, and Brostrom

This is a no impact test designed to measure your strength, stability, and strength endurance. Passing this test allows us to progress you into low impact, gravity-reduced plyometrics and prep for straight plane running.

Instructions: This test should be performed at your 3-month follow-up with Dr. Stone and the physical therapy team.



 

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Fix a meniscus to avoid arthritis
A recent study suggested that meniscus surgery doesn't help. Studies can be misleading. Even small losses of meniscus tissue lead to big changes in force concentration on the tibia (shin bone) and eventually arthritis.
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A new treatment to replace the entire cartilage surface

Meniscus transplant and articular cartilage repair