“I was told I was never going to ski again. And I came back. I did two ski films. Some of my best ski film work. I signed with Völkl International and have had the best three years of my professional skiing career.”
Matt R., Pro skier, BioKnee
“Dr. Stone’s surgery has been a revelation to me, it’s totally enabled me to continue being who I am which is way more than just the sports that I do. It's part of my personality and I’m thrilled.”
Emily S., Endurance Athlete, BioKnee
“I'm 6.5 years out. At 41 years old, I play competitive ice hockey, train intensely, and have very little pain, if any, in my medial transplant knee. Outstanding result.”
Rich W., Meniscus allograft transplant
“Eleven years later I’m very active. The only thing I don’t do is run. However I do bike 100 to 150 miles a week, I surf, play golf, and snowboard. I’ve enjoyed having my life back and having an active life back”
Tim R., BioKnee
“The improvement from what I could do then to what I can do now is like night and day..I am enjoying life like it used to be.”
What do you expect to get from your surgical care? No one really asks this question, yet the answer determines your satisfaction. Surprisingly, the answers you receive from your surgeon, your physical therapist, your fitness trainer, and your coach may differ.
Most ski bindings have not changed in thirty years. When bindings comply with international safety standards, they do a brilliant job of reducing tibia fractures. However, these fractures account for only 3% of all skiing injuries, while ACL injuries have risen to 20% of skiing injuries. Surprisingly, bindings are not designed to protect the ACL while skiing. Over time, skis have changed in both shape and length—so what is the problem with designing bindings in relation to the ACL?