An Australian physiotherapist who treats sports injuries interviewed 13 elite athletes after their ACL injury and surgery to explore recovering from ACL injury.
The Bridge-Enhanced ACL Restoration Implant—known as the BEAR implant—encourages the stumps of a torn ACL to grow back together. This article discusses how we’re enabling the ligament to repair itself.
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 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.