Heal Biologically. Rebuild and regenerate naturally. 

If you are looking for an alternative to a total knee replacement, consider the natural option. The Stone Clinic's BioKnee program rebuilds knees without the use of artificial materials. 

  The Bioknee program combines Dr. Kevin Stone's most innovative surgical procedures to create a revolutionary treatment for arthritis. The program has permitted hundreds of people with moderate to severe arthritis to stay active and delay or avoid a total knee replacement. 

 

The Bioknee program combines Dr. Kevin Stone's most innovative surgical procedures to create a revolutionary treatment for arthritis. The program has permitted hundreds of people with moderate to severe arthritis to stay active and delay or avoid a total knee replacement. 

If you have arthritis and have been told you need to wait until you are older for a knee replacement or if you've been injured and wish to avoid arthritis and a possible knee replacement in the future, then BioKnee may be for you.

A unique offering of The Stone Clinic, the BioKnee replaces, regenerates or rebuilds damaged portions of knee cartilage and injured ligaments using advanced biologic techniques, including a stem cell paste graft and a meniscus transplant.  The BioKnee program was developed in 1991 by Dr. Kevin Stone. Since it's inception, BioKnee has been followed by clinical research studies which prove that BioKnee patients recover faster, return to sports and are far less likely to report pain than with an artificial knee replacement, even many years post-surgery. Hundreds of patients with a BioKnee are now enjoying their active lifestyles.

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BioKnee replaces the shock absorbing cartilages in your knee by combining some of The Stone Clinic's unique procedures and techniques, including the articular cartilage stem cell paste graft and the meniscus transplant. 

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A stem cell paste graft is an innovative surgical technique designed by Dr. Stone that uses your own stem cells, bone marrow and cartilage from your intercondylar notch to form a paste which is impacted into the defected area of your knee to regrow your articular cartilage. This is done in a single outpatient procedure. Read more

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A meniscus transplant replaces your worn or missing natural shock absorber in the knee using a donor cartilage.  Dr. Stone designed a three-tunnel technique to secure the meniscus to the tibial plateau in order to provide shock absorption even in an arthritic knee. Read more

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"These two procedures come together to form what we call BioKnee, a clinically-proven technique to stave off arthritis and keep you doing the things you love."


 
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