Kevin R Stone, M.D. TED Talk

If you have severe knee pain or chronic knee inflammation and swelling which cannot be improved by minor surgery or physical therapy, a doctor may recommend that you have total knee replacement surgery.
Traditional orthopedic advice is to treat even slightly curved painful legs by re-arranging the tibia, called an osteotomy, a polite term for cutting the bone in half and wedging it open. A less risky alternative, is to replace the missing tissues.
Tom Brady Mouth guard
Watch Tom Brady’s mouth guard. In and out of his mouth, covered in football sweat and dirt. Hanging in or out of the helmet. And where else has it been? How come Brady doesn't get sick?
December 11th, 2014
"A few select orthopedic surgeons and researchers around the country are pioneering alternate cartilage...
October 30th, 2014
Dr. Stone talks passionately about biologic knee replacements and more on ESPN radio: How to avoid bone on bone...

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

Meniscus transplant and articular cartilage repair