Eccentric Cycling As A Treatment for Patellar Tendinopathy
The typical treatment for patellar tendinopathy is a combination of activity modification and a focus on cross training as well as eccentric strengthening.
Lower Donor Site Morbidity With Hamstring and Quadriceps Tendon Autograft
Congratulations to Kyle Kunze for publishing this important paper. This systematic review looked at the ACL surgery, specifically which tendon is harvested to reconstruct the ligament.
Anterior Knee Pain Following Hamstring ACL Reconstruction
Anterior knee pain following hamstring ACL reconstruction is a very timely topic. We have been debating graft choice for ACL reconstruction for decades.
It’s the Patellofemoral Height, Stupid!
Patella baja (abnormally lying patella) or patella alta (a high patella)? In terms of patient outcomes, cartilage health or malalignment, how the patella lies may be more consequential than previously thought—according to a new study. The researchers, from the University of Pennsylvania, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), and Northwestern University in Chicago, designed a retrospective […]
Potential complications with BTB (patellar tendon) grafts for ACL reconstruction
One of the complications I see occasionally with BTB (patellar tendon) grafts for ACL reconstruction is scarring of the patellar tendon and resulting patella baja.