4 Tips to Prepare You For an ACL Reconstruction

ACL Injuries are now common place.  The prospect of ACL surgery requires planning and preparation.  The more you know, the better prepared you are to choose the right ACL surgeon, the proper cruciate ligament graft … continue reading

DeNovo Cartilage Repair

Cartilage defects or holes in the cartilage on the end of your bones can herald the onset of osteoarthritis.  Cartilage is a firm,  smooth white substance found on the ends of our bones.  When we … continue reading

Can Stem Cells Treat Meniscus Tears?

Meniscus tears are very common. Surgery to remove the torn part of the meniscus is also very common.  Unfortunately, many people who have torn their meniscus, or who have the torn piece removed will go … continue reading

When Should My Child Have ACL Surgery- Video

Children who suffer an ACL tear can not be treated like small adults.  Your child is far more likely to suffer secondary injuries such as meniscus tears following an ACL tear. In addition, if ACL … continue reading

Does a degenerative meniscus tear need surgery?

Degenerative meniscus tears are very common.  Many adults over 55 have one and will not know it.  Surgery for degenerative meniscus tears is rarely necessary.  Most research shows that people do just as well with … continue reading

ACL Surgery – Start to Finish: Part II

In Part I of our ACL Surgery blog series we discussed many issues pertaining to the ACL and Anterior Cruciate Ligament surgery.   We touched on: What the ACL is. Why ACL tears occur. Whether … continue reading