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Bioknee patient testimonial

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In her early 50s, Cathrine from Canada was told that her only option was a total knee replacement. A knee injury in her 20s had led to painful osteoarthritis. "I thought there was nothing else for me..." She traveled to San Francisco and Dr. Stone helped her avoid a total knee replacement with a series of procedures to rebuild her knee naturally. Her advice," Don't stay with the pain, there are options...It's the best thing I ever did"

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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.
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Kevin R. Stone · Jonathan R. Pelsis · Scott T. Surrette · Ann W. Walgenbach · Thomas J. Turek 

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

Meniscus transplant and articular cartilage repair