Tag Archives: basketball

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…

Jun
22
2012
Women's basketbal

June 23rd marks the 40th anniversary of Title IX, one of the most significant statutes ever signed into law for women. I am one of millions of women who have … 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
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…

Nov
18
2011
Basketball player jumping

“Basketball players need to run faster and jump higher to gain a competitive advantage,” says Dr. Answorth Allen, Orthopedic Surgeon. “That means increasing power and improving flexibility through various methods.” If … More…