Tag Archives: ACL

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…

Mar
15
2012
Dr. Daniel Green, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1. My 15-year-old son plays football and one of his teammates injured his shoulder. Is it common for adolescents to get shoulder surgery for major injuries? Shoulder injuries in teenagers are … More…

Mar
9
2012
Basketball player

March Madness is underway, and whatever your playing level, no one wants to get sidelined by an injury. Ankle sprains and injuries to the knee, particularly the ACL (anterior cruciate … More…

Jan
25
2012
Dr. Frank Cordasco, Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1. Which is better for ACL repair- cadaver or allograft? What is the recovery time after ACL repair? My daughter needs ACL repair during summer college break. When the ACL … More…