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  • Osteoarthritis

    Osteoarthritis also called degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis. It occurs most often in older people. This disease affects the tissue covering the ends of bones in a joint (cartilage).In a person with osteoarthritis, the cartilage becomes damaged and worn out causing pain, swelling, stiffness and restricted movement in the affected joint.

  • Cartilage defects and cartilage restoration of the knee and shoulder

    Cartilage cell transplantation is a technique of transplanting healthy cartilage cells to replace damaged cartilage cells. These procedures are recommended for young individuals with a single articular defect. It is usually performed on the knee joint but may also be used to treat the shoulder and ankle joints.

  • Matrix Associated Cartilage Implantation (MACI)

    Matrix-Induced autologous chondrocyte implantation is an innovative, FDA-approved cartilage restoration procedure that uses your own cells to repair cartilage defects in your knee. It can alleviate knee pain, help you regain function and may even delay or prevent arthritis.

  • Osteochondral allograft and autograft (OATS)

    Osteochondral autograft transfer system (OATS) is a type of cartilage transfer procedure.
    Cartilage transfer procedures involve moving healthy cartilage from a non-weight-bearing area of the knee to a damaged area of the cartilage in the knee. There are two types

  • Subchondroplasty

    Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a common form of arthritis that causes joint pain and stiffness. It is a progressive disease in which the joint cartilage gradually wears away, leading to disability.

  • Femoral and Tibial Osteotomy

    An osteotomy is a surgical procedure that involves cutting of bone. The distal femur is part of the femur (thighbone) just above the knee joint. Distal femoral osteotomy is performed to correct knee alignment which can lead to excessive loading and degeneration of one side of the knee joint.

  • Denovo NT

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  • Meniscus Allograft Transplantation

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  • Microfracture/Biocartilage/Autocart Minced cartilage

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Dr. Travis Frantz, Orthopedic Surgeon

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Texas Health Orthopedic Specialists

2008 L. Don Dodson Drive, Suite 100Bedford, TX 76021

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