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 […]

Saliva and Concussions

Concussions seem to be the “hot” injury right now. Kids are missing more school because of concussions than any other injury and the diagnosis and treatment continues to be controversial. The scale of these are very broad as well. Sometimes there is minimal trauma and the athlete has symptoms for weeks, but other times the […]