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MAKOPlasty partial knee replacement testimonial - 6 months post op

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A motor cycle injury in college had left our patient with a problematic knee. She had had multiple surgeries and skin grafts and was told at 45 years old that she would eventually needed a total knee replacement. To avoid this, she came to Dr. Stone who was able to perform a MAKOPlasty partial knee replacement. She was pleased to have been able to keep most of her own joint. "It was a wonderful experience in that I stayed here got to use the PT facilities, I came twice a day, it really got me off to a great start to go home to my PT".

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Stone, K.R., A.W. Walgenbach, A. Freyer, T.J. Turek, and D.P. Speer. 2006.