ACL Recovery and Reinjury Risk

ACL injuries are occurring at an alarming rate.  Single sport specialization, lack of proper training and many other factors all contribute to the risk of developing an ACL tear. More than 100,000 athletes will undergo … continue reading

ACL Graft Choice: Which One Fails More Often?

Athletes with a torn ACL in their knee often complain of instability and giving way.  An ACL reconstruction should restore stability of the knee and enable an athlete to return to sports.   Many athletes choose … continue reading

Hamstring Injury : Risks of Early Return to Sports

Hamstring injury is common in sports requiring periods of rapid acceleration.   Soccer, rugby and football players are particularly at risk for hamstring injuries, but any athlete can be affected.  Recent studies show that there … continue reading

Blood Clots In The Leg: Are They Preventable?

Blood clots in the leg (deep vein thrombosis or DVT) can form spontaneously, following trauma, long flights, or after surgery.  If treated promptly most blood clots will resolve.  In certain individuals the clot can move … continue reading

Knee Compression Sleeves : How Useful Are They?

Knee pain is very common. Knee compression sleeves have been proven in many studies to be effective in managing knee pain from osteoarthritis. Whether you have knee pain due to arthritis, exercise, running or a degenerative … continue reading

Can ACL Tears Be Repaired?

Tears of the anterior cruciate ligament or ACL have become commonplace on the ball fields across the world.  ACL injuries are usually treated with a reconstruction or a replacement of the torn tendon.  Should we … continue reading