Tag Archives: ACL

Sep
12
2012
Anesthesiologist

Q1. I am looking at spinal fusion surgery in a few weeks. I am worried about recovery time, and want to be up walking as much as possible as soon … More…

Aug
29
2012
Runner with knee pain

Q1. Is it possible to have knee replacement with a rotation better than 90 degrees?  I am 64 but still active. My knee problems are the result of many years of ballet, … More…

Aug
14
2012
Lenny Krayzelburg

“I want to be able to run, play tennis, play basketball for my high school team, cycle around Central Park, play ball with my kids…” These are some of the … More…

May
23
2012
Dr. Beth Shubin Stein, Sports Medicine Surgeon

Answers written by: Dr. Beth Shubin Stein, Sports Medicine Surgeon Q1. Is heat or cold therapy better to treat knee pain? Heat is good for muscle tightness or soreness, but cold … More…

May
23
2012

The ACL Injury Epidemic

by Dr. Andrew Pearle
Treating ACL injuries

It seems that every week, a famous athlete suffers an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear.  Professional athletes are not alone; we do 200,000 ACL reconstructions a year in the U.S. … More…