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BLOG: A teenage patient with a concurrent meniscal injury with ACL tear

December 27, 2016
Meniscal tears frequently occur concomitantly with acute and chronic ACL tears. The reported incidence of concurrent ACL and meniscal tears have…
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BLOG: Hardware complications in revision ACL reconstruction take careful consideration

November 21, 2016
Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction is a commonly performed orthopedic procedure with more than 100,000 reconstructions performed annually in…
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BLOG: Treatment options for patients with open growth plates and ACL tears

August 26, 2016
Children and adolescents continue to sustain disruptions of the ACL prior to physeal closure, which poses different challenges for reconstruction…
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BLOG: We present the uncommon case of an atraumatic rotator cuff tear in a young patient

June 29, 2016
Atraumatic rotator cuff tear is an uncommon entity in young patients. There are few clinical studies available in the English literature to guide…
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BLOG: Treatment and diagnosis of SLAP tears can sometimes prove difficult

May 31, 2016
Operative treatment of type I (superior labral anterior to posterior) SLAP tears is usually debridement. Treatment of type II SLAP tears is still…
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BLOG: Arthroscopic suture fixation of a tibial spine avulsion in a pediatric patient

April 25, 2016
Tibial spine (intercondylar eminence) fractures occur most frequently in the pediatric and early adolescent age groups. In the pediatric population…
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Stay out of trouble with shoulder stabilization: Don’t miss the HAGL

June 19, 2014
Anterior capsulolabral injury (Bankart lesion) is a common cause of anterior shoulder instability that is frequently treated with excellent outcomes…
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Should we fix grade III AC joint injuries in athletes?

April 16, 2014
The acromioclavicular joint is a commonly injured joint in sports. Injury typically occurs from direct impact from a collision as in football or…
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In-season anterior shoulder instability: What is the risk in returning to play?

December 30, 2013
Shoulder instability is a common injury in contact and collision athletes. While the acute management is relatively straight forward, the controversy…
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ACL and medial-sided injuries: When should we fix the medial side?

October 18, 2013
ACL and medial collateral ligament injuries are a relatively common injury we see with contact and collision sports. However, objective completely…