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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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A question I am asked a lot is, “I hear clicking and popping in my knee, is this something that I should be concerned about?”
We all do stupid things. I try not to do them too often. And I try to limit my stupid activities to those with minimal consequences.
It’s possible to repair a chronically unstable ankle but it is best to help people avoid ever getting to that unstable stage by making sure that simple torn ligaments are stimulated to heal properly in the first place.
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Kevin R. Stone · Jonathan R. Pelsis · Scott T. Surrette · Ann W. Walgenbach · Thomas J. Turek 

Stone, K.R., A.W. Walgenbach, T.J. Turek, A. Freyer, and M.D. Hill. 2006.

A new treatment to replace the entire cartilage surface