What is a Partial ACL Tear?

The the anterior cruciate ligament  –ACL –is one of the more vital and more easily injured ligaments within our knee. Ligaments are very tough, fibrous tissue structures which hold our bones together and allow us … continue reading

Do all ACL tears require surgery?

Do All ACL Tears Require Surgery? No. Many ACL tears do not require surgery and can be managed non-operatively. Many factors go into the decision-making process to determine if you require ACL surgery. Some patients have … continue reading

What is a Double Bundle ACL Reconstruction?

The native ACL is made up of two bundles; the anteromedial bundle and the posterolateral bundle. Over the last 20+ years surgeons have been reconstructing only the anteromedial bundle. Why? Good Question. We did not … continue reading

Does Stretching Prevent Injury?

The debate continues — does stretching diminish the risk of injury? The NY Times published a piece recently on the “Right Reason to Stretch”.  If you read through to the end… the bottom line is, … continue reading