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  • Cutting Edge Options for Treatment of ACL Tears

    Cutting Edge Options for Treatment of ACL Tears

    According to the CDC, Americans suffer from approximately 250,000 ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries each year. The ACL connects the femur to the tibia and helps stabilize the knee, making it one of the most vital ligaments in the knee.

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  • The Power of Prehabilitation

    The Power of Prehabilitation

    Sure you’ve heard of rehabilitation but how about prehabilitation? Prehabilitation (prehab) is a process that focuses on improving functional capability with targeted exercises at areas prone to injury.

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  • When to see an Orthopedic Specialist for a Work Injury

    When to see an Orthopedic Specialist for a Work Injury

    Workplace injuries happen annually at an alarming rate of 7 million per year. Workers who must lift heavy objects tend to suffer overexertion injuries, particularly to their back, knees, hips, and shoulders. Repetitive motion injuries such as rotator cuff tendonitis in the shoulder can cause acute damage and chronic pain. These injuries create a loss of productivity while the individual's economic and professional standing takes a hit.

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  • Prevent ACL Injuries This Football Season

    Prevent ACL Injuries This Football Season

    A damaged ACL is one of the most common injuries in sports, especially in football. Understanding the anatomy and purpose of the ACL helps to explain why this is and what can be done to prevent an ACL injury.

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  • Autograft vs Allograft: What’s the Difference?

    Autograft vs Allograft: What’s the Difference?

    The ACL, anterior cruciate ligament, is essential to knee stabilization. According to the CDC, every year an estimated 250,000 ACL-related injuries occur in the United States. Although not all ACL injuries require surgery, around 100,000 ACL reconstructions are performed each year.

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  • Signs of a Torn Meniscus

    Signs of a Torn Meniscus

    Whatever your age, the meniscus of your knee stands up to a lot in your everyday activities. As a weight bearing cartilage, the meniscus is an amazing shock absorber, which makes it vulnerable to injury whatever your age.

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  • When to Consider Rotator Cuff Surgery?

    When to Consider Rotator Cuff Surgery?

    A rotator cuff tear is one of the most common causes of shoulder pain. Your rotator cuff is a group of tendons in the shoulder joint which provide support and enable flexibility for a wide range of motion. When your rotator cuff is torn, the tendons pull away from the head of the humerus, the bone in your upper arm.

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  • Common Basketball Injuries and Prevention

    Common Basketball Injuries and Prevention

    Almost 17 million people watched the NCAA March Madness championship game last year.1 The skill and passion of these basketball players is a thrill to watch throughout the season.
    Due to the repetitive jumping, twisting, falls, and cutting movements that are part of the sport, knee and shoulder injuries can be a common occurrence in basketball at any level.

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  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • International Cartilage Regeneration & Joint Preservation Society (ICRS)
  • American Academy of Regenerative Medicine