I thought this study was interesting. Partly because I have never heard of the Lever Sign but more importantly it points out how hard it is to diagnose an ACL tear if you aren’t specially trained in Sports Medicine.
At AOSSM on Friday, I’ll be joining The Sports Doc Podcast to discuss challenging cartilage injuries with Seth Sherman, MD.
Coming off of a full left shoulder replacement, Steve is out here doing chin ups with Dr. John! This is awesome! Amazing progress and recovery! Check out his story on Instagram.
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.
Brenda Yee had a medial meniscus tear that could be arthroscopically repaired and thus, spare her from needing knee replacement further down the road.
At the HSS Sports Medicine Institute, we are conducting a research study investigating the effects of Amniotic Suspension Allograft (ASA) injections for knee osteoarthritis.
Patients come in all the time asking if I can replace or repair the damaged cartilage in their knee. I wish I could answer yes every time, but this isn’t always the case. When we think of cartilage lesions we sometimes use the term “pothole” to describe the types that are presumed to be fixable. […]