Treatment options included knee replacement surgery or subchondroplasty, a procedure using an injection of calcium phosphate cement to stabilize the bone. The cement hardens in about 10 minutes, bracing the injured bone while it is eventually replaced by new bone.
When Dr. Sohn suggested cement, I didn’t know what to think. I had never heard of the procedure, but I didn’t want a knee replacement if I didn’t have to get one.
Read the rest of Ruth's story and how this minimally invasive treatment helped her get back on her feet at www.lakelandhealth.org/still
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