PI­O­NEER­ING TREAT­MENTS

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1983: Dis­cov­ered mi­crofrac­ture pro­ce­dures at the end of bones en­cour­age the cre­ation of fi­brous car­ti­lage that can take the place of dam­aged ar­tic­u­lar car­ti­lage, which does not re­gen­er­ate. 1990: De­vel­oped “heal­ing re­sponse” mi­crofrac­ture tech­niques that can en­cour­age torn an­te­rior cru­ci­ate lig­a­ments to reat­tach to bone by them­selves, mak­ing sur­gi­cal reat­tach­ment un­nec­es­sary and get­ting the pa­tient back in ac­tion sooner.

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