New York Times - Dr. Alexis Colvin: "As Knicks Fall Back, Amar’e Stoudemire Finds New Vigor"

 – February 7, 2014  –– 

Amar’e Stoudemire has been on an endless mission to undo damage already done. It all started with microfracture surgery on his arthritic left knee in 2005, an operation that involved punching tiny holes into the bone to increase blood flow and promote the growth of new cartilage. But there are always limitations, said Alexis Colvin, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. “The new cartilage is never as good as the cartilage you were born with,” said Dr. Colvin. Learn more