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Biologic Knee Replacement Program - Meniscus Transplant and Articular Cartilage Paste Grafting

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Randy P. is an active weekend warrior who had a "bone on bone" knee and underwent a lateral meniscus transplant and articular cartilage paste graft procedure six months ago. Listen to his story and his recent ascent of Half Dome in Yosemite.

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You are told you have knee arthritis. The advice the doctor gives you is to go home, rest your knee, take anti-inflammatory drugs, lose some weight, wait until you are older and then get an artificial knee replacement. This advice is awful. Here's why.
“There are only so many moguls in any given knee,” said Warren Miller, the famous ski videographer. I use his observation for many patients who love skiing but have arthritic knees. Skiing is actually pretty kind to the knee joints as long as you don’t fall and if you don’t ski hard bumps all day long.
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Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is blood plasma that has been enriched with platelets.