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Altoona

1.  Osteoarthritis of the knee  (State College & Altoona)

  • Male/female; age 21 to 80 
  • BMI < 40
  • No injections in knee for 12 weeks
  • No prior total knee replacement
  • No surgery planned or has had surgery within 26 weeks

2.  Cartilage defects of the Femoral Condyle(Altoona & State College)

  • Male or female, age 18 to 50
  • Single cartilage lesion of knee
  • BMI ≤ 35

3.  Plantar Fasciitis (State College & Altoona)

  • Age 21-80
  • BMI ≤ 40
  • Plantar Fasciitismore than 1 month
  • Conservative treatment greater than 1 month (Rest, ICE, Compression, Exercises, stretch, NSAIDS)
  • Be able to receive/respond to text, emails
  • CANNOT have Diabetes

4.  Moderate to severe osteoarthritis of the knee (State College & Altoona)

  • Age 40 years or older
  • BMI between 18.5 and 40 
  • Mild to moderate osteoarthritis (Grade 2 or 3) 
  • No injections within 2 months
  • No previous surgeries within 6 months 

5. Achilles Tendonitis (Altoona only)

  • Age 21-80       
  • BMI ≤ 40
  • Achilles Tendonitisfor more than 1 month   
  • Conservative treatment greater than 1 month (Rest, ICE, Compression, Exercises, stretch,
  • NSAIDS)
  • Be able to receive/respond to text, emails
  • CANNOT have Diabetes

For more information on participating in a clinical trial with UOC, please contact Penny Adams at (814) 944-4532, Martina Snyder at (814) 204-1191 or Robin Stern at (814) 942-1166, Ext. 4235