Patient told he needed a total knee replacement. Four years out. Pain free, rides a bike 100-150 miles per week. Competes in Triathlons. Travelled from Hawaii.
In 2002, Canadian Pro Skier Rick Lewon had his right ACL reconstructed by Dr. Kevin Stone, using a Z-lig replacement device a natural alternative tissue engineered from porcine tissue.. Dr. Stone’s treatment was a medical breakthrough and the first non-human biologic method for ACL reconstruction of the knee. After this surgery, Lewon went on to
Carie shares her success story of traveling to the United States for her ACL Surgery. Dr. Jeffrey Lyman, M.D. performed her ACL Reconstruction Surgery in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
The Anterior cruciate is a ligament that runs inside the knee from the thigh bone to the shin bone giving stability to the knee joint.