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How to avoid a total knee replacement with a BioKnee

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At the Stone Clinic in San Francisco we've developed an alternative to joint replacement that we call BIOKNEE. If you've got a painful knee either because you've got arthritis or you've lost the meniscus cartilage, we can put back in the biological tissues that you've lost. We can put back in a new meniscus cartilage from a donor, we graft your damaged articular cartilage with your own bone and cartilage and stem cells and we recreate those new surfaces biologically rather than with artificial materials.

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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?”
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