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After being told that he may need to fuse his ankle, or wear an ankle brace, our patient traveled from Arizona to have an arthroscopic regenerative procedure to biologically rebuild his ankle. 2 years later he runs once a week, hikes and with no issues other than some slight stiffness, which he says lasts no more than a day. Find out if we can help you. Set up a complimentary phone consultation.

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We like to do everything possible to rebuild the knee joint with biologic tissues rather than artificial materials to help delay the time in which an artificial joint replacement is necessary.
The incidence of such tears is about 61 per 100,000 people each year. Yet the repair/replacement ratio is well under 10% for repair and 0.01% for replacement. Why?
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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