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Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy: Applications, Effects, and Potential

As head team physician for the Washington Capitals and Georgetown University athletics, Dr. John Klimkiewicz knows a thing or two about musculoskeletal injuries. One of the more promising therapies for such injuries that Dr. Klimkiewicz is studying is platelet-rich plasma (PRP), which also offers opportunities... Read More

Biologic Knee Preservation: Cartilage Restoration Techniques

In a goal to preserve one’s joint, several different surgical techniques exist to stimulate one’s body to regenerate cartilage within the knee. Cartilage is unique in that it lacks a blood supply. As a result, once injured, the body has a poor capacity to heal... Read More

Biologic Knee Preservation Part Two

Part Two In this second video of a two-part series, Dr. John Klimkiewicz of Washington Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine discusses several surgical procedures for the knee, in particular meniscus repair and cartilage regeneration, as well as rehabilitation and recovery goals and timelines.   Dr. John... Read More