Dr. Andrew Dold, MD - orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist - discusses the ACL injury with Ron Tribendis on the 'Recover With Purpose' podcast. Everything from basic anatomy to surgical techniques are covered.
Runner’s knee is probably one of the more confusing topics in sports medicine, largely because most people don’t really know what it is. Or even if they do know what it is, they don’t understand how it works. For me, if you can get your head around the underlying cause, you can understand how to treat the problem.
A study published in this month's AJSM (July 2018) compared the long term (17 year) outcomes between ACL reconstructions with BTB autograft and hamstring autograft. Graft choice for ACL surgery is an interesting topic in the sports medicine world. With the incidence of ACL ruptures continually increasing, this is a common injury seen by orthopedic sports surgeons.
An Achilles tendon rupture can be a devastating injury for both the competitive athlete and the ‘weekend warrior.’ When a patient arrives at my clinic with an acute rupture, their first question is always: “Doc, do I need surgery?”