Our orthopaedic surgeons use extensive training, experience, and clinical research to refine and develop new, innovative therapies to restore cartilage. At AHN, you have access to:
Healthy cartilage inside your knee joint allows bones to move without friction. It acts as a shock absorber when you run and jump. When there is not enough cartilage, due to injuries, the bones rub together, causing pain and swelling.
Cartilage restoration offers help for active people between 14 and 55 years old who have with cartilage defects in their knees. We can restore your flexibility and strength, and prevent further damage and degeneration that might lead to arthritis.
The benefits of restoration:
Surgical cartilage restoration procedures available at AHN include:
Second, the cells on the membrane are transplanted into the defect in your knee. The cells grow and fill in the areas where cartilage is missing.
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