When Should I Consult a Doctor For Knee Pain?

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The knees are one of the fulcrums of stability when it comes to your body. If you are having trouble standing or walking on your knee and experience a loss of stability in the joint, it could be bad enough to warrant a visit to the doctor.

Read More... posted: March 28, 2017
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Why Am I Having Knee Pain?

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You can't get around it- being mobile depends on having strong, healthy knees. Our knees are a key component of living an active lifestyle, and when you start experiencing pain in your knee, it's time to pay attention.

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posted: March 22, 2017
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Why Do Female Athletes Have A Higher Risk of ACL Tears and How Can ACL Tears in Women Be Prevented?

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As the Head Physician for the U.S. Women's Alpine ski team for almost 20 years, I've had a unique, close-up view of some of the world's top athletes dealing with this injury. And I've repaired a few myself. So I'm going to try to shed some light on the topic here today, as I have many times before.

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posted: March 15, 2017
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Here Are 25 Things You Should Ask You ACL Surgeon

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When you visit your orthopedic surgeon, the goal is threefold. Number one, we want to restore you to “normal” functioning. Number two, we want to get you pain-free. And number three, we want to ensure that you get back to doing the things that you love on a consistent basis. 

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posted: March 3, 2017
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The Consequence Athlete

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This week on the SportsMedicine Minute, Dr. Bill Sterett introduces the concept of the "Consequence" athlete, and explains why athletes participating in extreme sports need to think carefully about the risks of shoulder dislocations while doing these dangerous activities. 

Read More Here.... posted: January 20, 2017
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Will An ACL Tear Impact Your Athletic Career?

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An ACL Tear will definitely have an impact upon your athletic career. The thing is, these days, it won't neccessarily be negative. In fact, many of our top skiers have had multiple knee surgeries and returned to perform even better than before...

Read more here... posted: January 16, 2017
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The Difference Between The Male and Female ACL

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One of the major reasons that females experience more ACL tears than their male counterparts is that they have inherent physiological differences that impact the amount of strain put upon the knee when participating in athletic endeavors. But what are these differences?



Read More Here... posted: December 23, 2016
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Can We Repair the Meniscus and ACL with Only One Sugery?

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This week on the SportsMedicine Minute, Dr. Sterett asnwers the question: can we repair a meniscus tear and acl tear with only one surgery, or does it still require two? 

Click here to watch the video! posted: November 30, 2016
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Top Skiers Returning From Injuries

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Many of our top skiers are returning from injury this year. Will they make it back onto the podium? Well, some of them already have!

Read more.... posted: November 17, 2016
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Getting Back to Skiing After an ACL Injury

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Ski season in North America is fast approaching, and for many of us, that means tuning up our bodies to get ready for the slopes, whether that means doing some extra squats in the gym-- or just re-upping the season pass in preparation for another epic season of powder-slashes, tree runs, and leg-burning descents.

But what if you're recovering from an ACL Tear? Good question!


Read More Here... posted: October 31, 2016
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