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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.  Pre-operative total knee replacement (State College) 

  • Male or female 18 years or older
  • Scheduled for primary total knee replacement
  • Mobile device and application to receive surveys/notifications on smart phone/tablet

For more information on participating in a clinical trial with UOC, please contact either Sue Jepson at (814) 272-3751 or Jill Fremberg at (814) 272-3691