Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is excited to bring the new AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill to Central Iowa.
Autologous chondrocyte implantation is a new treatment that repairs damages in articular cartilage. ACI provides pain relief while at the same time slowing down the progression or considerably delaying partial or total joint replacement (knee replacement) surgery. The goal of ACI is to allow people suffering from articular cartilage damage to return to their old lifestyle; regaining mobility, going back to work and even practicing sports again.
Olympic swimmer Dara Torres had the procedure done on her knee last year and is on track to compete in the London Olympics in 2012.
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This cutting edge procedure is being done right here in Des Moines by Dr. Bill Jacobson. For more information on this type of procedure and to see if it might help ease your knee pain contact Dr. Jacobson at Capital Orthorpaedics & Sports Medicine 440-2676.
Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is proud to join the campaign to STOP sports injuries.
There is a growing epidemic of preventable youth sports injuries that are dismantling kids' athletic hopes and dreams at an early age. The STOP Sports Injuries campaign was created to help prevent athletic overuse and trauma injuries in
Read more on how you can help STOP Sports Injuries in today's youth.