If you are reading this blog you may know that tendon injuries are one of the most common sports-related injuries. In fact, the number of knee ligament reconstruction procedures in the United States is projected to reach 500,000 in 2016.1
Allograft tendons are commonly used to repair a damaged ligament or tendon.
A quick refresher… allografts are human tissues recovered from deceased donors and then used to help heal patients with debilitating conditions. While allografts can come in the form of bone, skin, cartilage and cells, what we are discussing today is tendons.
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