Returning to Climbing After an ACL Tear

Climbing after an ACL Tear

For the climbers out there, I found an article in climbing.com. As an orthopaedic surgeon in New York City, I don’t see a lot of climbing injuries.  That said, I have seen some pretty bad ligament injuries over the years, including several ACL injuries sustained from a fall, typically when bouldering or falling on a climbing wall.  The advice in this article is […]

My first Bridge-Enhanced ACL Restoration (BEAR) Implant

My first Bridge-Enhanced ACL Restoration (BEAR) Implant

Sharing this a link to Miach Orthopaedics, who shared a post congratulating me and the Hospital for Special Surgery for our first Bridge-Enhanced ACL Restoration (BEAR) implant surgery.  Learn more about the BEAR implant on their website. 

Prehab before ACL surgery and impact on recovery

Prehab before ACL surgery and impact on recovery

Prehab is often prescribed before ACL surgery as we aim to have nearly full range of motion and minimal swelling before surgery. However, most patients have a limited number of physical therapy visits and therefore was try to “save” visits for after surgery.

Preparing for Ski Season

This a good article:   How to Avoid an ACL Injury This Ski Season – Paspa Physical Therapy Source: paspapt.com/avoid-acl-injury-ski-season/