Dr. Sabrina Strickland and Dr. Andreas Gomoll are married and practicing orthopaedic surgery together at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City
This article discussed outcomes of patellofemoral arthroplasty, which is one type of partial knee replacement. When I first started doing surgery it was rare.
Anteromedialization Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy Improves Patellar Contact Forces: A Cadaveric Model of Patellofemoral Dysplasia
In this study I created a 3D printed model to assess how forces can be improved across the front of the knee with anteromedialization tibial tubercle osteotomy.
An Australian physiotherapist who treats sports injuries interviewed 13 elite athletes after their ACL injury and surgery to explore recovering from ACL injury.
MCL injuries usually heal on their own, but it really depends on where the MCL is torn and how badly it is torn. Many injuries are low grade and respond well to physical therapy and immediate range of motion.
Beware of studies like this one about MPFL reconstruction that only have one year of follow-up. In this small study of only 43 patients who underwent MPFL reconstruction (some bilateral) with a strong suture, they demonstrated that most patients were stable at a year. We know that most patients are just resuming pivoting sports at […]