The British Medical Journal has published a case report on a Melbourne karate champion who damaged the cartilage in her knee and found she was unable to stand up or sit down "like a normal person". The full British Medical Journal report on her progress can be read here.
Dr Freitag said that doctors who practice outside these requirements should be held accountable by their specialist medical college and the Medical Board of Australia.
MSCC is seeking people suffering with chronic back pain to take part in a trial to discover whether stem cell treatment can relieve back pain or, perhaps, cure their affliction.
Dr Julien Freitag recently returned from Iceland where he was a guest expert panelist discussing the latest advances in cartilage injury management.