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Latest Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction Stories

2014-09-24 23:11:07

Until the past 5-10 years, the results of PCL reconstructions were not as favorable as ACL reconstructions and many surgeons abandoned PCL reconstruction surgery. Recent advances on defining the anatomy, biomechanics and now the proper tensioning techniques for PCL reconstructions have greatly improved the results and outcomes for PCL tears. Vail, Colorado (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Colorado knee specialist Robert LaPrade, MD, PhD and his team at the Steadman Philippon Research Institute...

2014-09-16 23:11:27

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Eric Millstein launches a new site dedicated exclusively to ACL injuries and treatment. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Dr. Eric Millstein of Beverly Hills is pleased to announce the launch of ACLsurgeryLA.com, a specialty website devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of various ACL injuries. As an avid sports lover and athlete, Dr. Millstein focuses on offering patients the best options for treatment and recovery from injuries to maintain active,...

2014-08-28 16:26:47

NEW PROGRAM PREVENTS AND MENDS ACL DAMAGE CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fall sports have begun and, for many young athletes, painful anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries will follow. According to a recent study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, ACL injuries in athletes who are under 18 years of age have increased over the past two decades, especially among those who play football, soccer and basketball. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons estimates that...

2014-07-31 23:06:02

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) presents The O'Donoghue Award for the best overall research paper dealing with clinical-based research or human in-vivo research to Aspen Orthopaedic Associates surgeons. Aspen, CO (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) annually gives the The O'Donoghue Award to the best overall research paper dealing with clinical-based research or human in-vivo research. As part of a...

2014-07-22 16:25:53

ROSEMONT, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a literature review in the July issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), patients' activity level is a strong predictor for how well they will do with certain treatments and how well they recover from injuries after treatment. Patients are encouraged to ask their orthopaedic surgeon if activity level is an important factor in their treatment decision. For example, more active patients...

2014-07-11 23:05:32

Re-tearing a repaired knee Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) happens all too frequently, however a recent study being presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting suggests that identification and patient education regarding modifiable risk factors may minimize the chance of a future ACL tear. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Re-tearing a repaired knee Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) happens all too frequently, however a recent study...

2014-07-11 23:05:30

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstructions occur more than 200,000 times a year, but the type of material used to create a new ligament may determine how long you stay in the game, say researchers presenting their work today at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM). Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstructions occur more than 200,000 times a year, but the type of material used to create a new ligament...

2014-07-10 23:08:02

Young patients who wait for ACL surgery may be at increased risk for secondary knee injuries, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting. The study adds to existing research noting the risk of secondary meniscal and chondral injuries in pediatric patients. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Young patients who wait for ACL surgery may be at increased risk for secondary knee injuries, according to research...

2014-07-09 23:09:50

Beverly Hills orthopaedic surgeon and media personality Sonu Ahluwalia, M.D., has launched a cutting-edge new orthopaedic surgery website. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 While famous in his birth country of India as the host of the television show “All Is Well with Dr. Ahluwalia,” Sonu Ahluwalia, M.D., is best known in the United States for his numerous appearances on American TV shows including “Entertainment Tonight,” “The Doctors,” “The Today Show,” and “Good Day LA.” During...

2014-05-01 23:11:16

Arthroscopy concludes that the New England Journal of Medicine “got it wrong” when they claimed arthroscopic partial meniscectomy has no value. Editor-in-Chief of Arthroscopy, Dr. James Lubowitz - along with his distinguished colleagues - believes that arthroscopic partial meniscectomy has revolutionized the treatment of meniscal injuries. Taos, New Mexico (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) concluded in a recent article titled, “Arthroscopic Meniscectomy...


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