PCL Injury and Reconstruction

The posterior cruciate ligament, or PCL, is the strongest ligament in the knee. The PCL is the stronger cousin to the ACL which most people have heard of.  While the anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL is injured more often … continue reading

Why didn’t my rotator cuff heal ?

You had surgery to repair your rotator cuff tear.  Your recovery was not as rapid or complete as you would have liked.  In an effort to see why your shoulder is bothering you your doctor … continue reading

Sudden cardiac death in young athletes

Sudden cardiac death in young athletes continues with alarming frequency.  The most common cause of sudden death in the young athlete is hypertrophic cardiomyopathy or HCM.  Simply put, HCM means the heart muscle is bigger.  … continue reading

Hip and Groin Pain in Runners

Hip and groin pain while running is a fairly common issue. Groin pain in a runner can be due to the muscles around the hip, the  tendons around the hip, the bones that make up … continue reading

Parameniscal cysts and meniscus tears

Parameniscal cysts are a very common finding on a knee MRI.  The word parameniscal means “next to the meniscus”.  A cyst is simply a fluid-filled space or sack. These are different than the more common … continue reading