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Ankle Articular Cartilage Repair

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If you have damaged the articular cartilage inside your ankle joint and you have something called a chondral lesion or OCD or arthritis, it is quite painful and it limits your activities. At The Stone Clinic in San Francisco, Dr. Kevin Stone is able to repair this problem using a paste graft of your own stem cells, cartilage and bone.

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