Biocartilage provides cheaper alternative for joints

Austin (KXAN)- Repairing the cartilage in your joints might become necessary as you age. There are many options to consider.

Our lower body can often withstand the stresses of life but knees, feet and ankles can be pushed to the limit.

Dr. Mark Billante with Scott & White joined Erin Cargile to talk about a much cheaper alternative to typical cartilage.

Biocartilage is made with donor cells that are mixed with a patient’s own blood. Usually, the procedure can be completed in one surgery. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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