Tag Archives: ACL

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…

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…