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This patient is a 45 year old woman who recalls her ACL reconstruction with allograft that took place at The Stone Clinic in San Francisco in January 2010.
Our ballet dancer patient, Natalya tore her ACL during a rehearsal. She did not want to use her own hamstring to repair her ACL. She came to The Stone Clinic where Dr. Stone reconstructed the injury using donor tissue.
Post traumatic ankle instability repair and ligament reconstruction.
Marlise tore her Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) in a ski accident. She had an ACL reconstruction using a Z-Lig replacement device, a a natural tissue alternative engineered from porcine tissue (rather than relying on scarce human donor tissue or using tissue from her own body such as a patella tendon.) Less than a year after surgery she reported that her knee had full range of motion, no pain and was totally back to normal. She says "It's now 9 years later and I feel great. I ski, I run, I hike, I can do anything I want."
Rich L. is an avid Crossfit athlete who underwent a percutaneous achilles tendon repair at The Stone Clinic in July 2009. He is currently one year post surgery and back to enjoying Crossfit workouts which combine weightlifting, sprinting, and gymnastics.
Ankle arthritis paste graft treatment of traumatic ankle arthritis. 6 month post surgery.
We fixed Victoria's chronic instability in her ankle after 2006 fall, she was treated with the Brostrom procedure. She been with us for 5 years and has also had a successful partial knee replacement.
This patient is able to talk about the difference he experienced between an open vs percutaneous methods to fix his achilles tendon tear.
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