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Articular cartilage paste graft patient stories

Articular Cartilage Paste Graft Patient Testimonials

Articular cartilage paste graft patient testimonial - 8 years post op

This competitive young athlete destroyed his knee in high school and initial surgery had not been successful. At 15 years old he traveled 3,000 miles to be treated with an articular paste graft, ultimately managing to get back to ice-hockey and many other sports.

Articular Cartilage Paste Graft - Patient Experience

This is a 37 year old patient from Ohio that had a full-thickness chondral lesion that was repaired with the articular cartilage paste graft procedure at The Stone Clinic in 2009.

Articular Cartilage Paste Graft patient testimonial - 3 year post op

Avid cyclist Jean-Claude was hit by a car and damaged the articular cartilage in his knee. A microfracture procedure did not provide pain relief for him. Jean-Claude came to The Stone Clinic on his professional ballerina friend's recommendation. Orthopedic surgeon Kevin R. Stone, MD successfully repaired the painful cartilage damage in Jean-Claude's knee. "Until you have had the pain that I had, you can't explain to somebody what a joy it is to wake up and feel 'oh my knee doesn't hurt!'...I am thrilled my decision to go to The Stone Clinic"

Articular Cartilage Paste Graft patient story - 2 years post op

Our patient has had knee issues since he was a teenager. (Knee cap disclocation repair, ACL replacement and microfracture surgery to repair damaged articular cartilage.) The microfracture was a temporary solution and not long afterwards he couldn't ski, walk or climb stairs without pain. Two years prior to this testimonial, Dr. Stone performed an articular cartilage stem cell paste graft to repair the damaged cartilage. Now he's training for a triathlon. His knee is doing great. Read more about the paste graft procedure here

" I swim 2k twice a week. I bike 20k everyday and once a week I bike 75k. I run 5k two or three times a week...all this stuff I could never do." ..... "It's been life changing."

Avoid joint replacement
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.
Research-Insights
I believe that no doctor should do anything to or put anything into a patient without knowing or studying the long-term outcome.
Mind-Labyrinth
When Serena Williams was penalized during the US Open, she turned her anger against her accuser—the umpire—rather than on her opponent. She lost. At the same event, when Roger Federer suffered from the high heat and humidity he couldn’t wait to get out of the poorly designed Arthur Ashe tennis stadium. He lost.
July 14th, 2015
In light of Wes Matthews and other NBA athletes suffering Achilles ruptures, Dr. Stone speaks to Mavs Moneyball, a...
July 11th, 2018
Dr. Stone gives the nation running tips on how to avoid pain while protecting your joints.
April 27th, 2016
Dr Stone talking about Steph Curry's injury and the Warrior's season.

Stone, K.R., A.W. Walgenbach, A. Freyer, T.J. Turek, and D.P. Speer. 2006.

A new treatment to replace the entire cartilage surface

Stone, K.R., Pelsis J.R., Adelson W.S., Walgenbach, A.W. 2010.