What is the Difference Between Meniscus and Articular Cartilage with Vail Orthopedic Surgeon Bill Sterett

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Many people are confused by the two different types of cartilage within the human knee. I recently wrote a post on this topic that many of you found illuminating.

However, it's an important subject when we talk about knee injuries, so I want to make sure everybody gets an understanding of it. Here's little video that may clear up some any lingering confusion.

Enjoy!



watch the video here posted: May 14, 2016
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How to Deal With Knee Pain: Infographic

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Dr. Sterett has created an infographic to help you answer some of your questions about knee pain, including symptoms, diagnosis, and relief. Click the link to view!

Read more here... posted: April 29, 2016
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Rotator Cuff Tears: When Do You Need Surgery?

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The rotator cuff is made up of a bunch of muscles and tendons in your shoulder.  This particular group connects your upper arm (humerus) to the scapula, which is commonly called the “shoulder blade.” When we talk about the “cuff”, we are talking about the tendons and tissues that form a cuff around your humerus.


to read, click here posted: April 20, 2016
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ACL Injuries in Children

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As much as we think we can control our children’s lifestyle, we really aren’t very good at it.  Maybe the organized sports side can be controlled, but we really don’t see them running on the playground, getting to class, playing tag at recess or even just horsing around....

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  posted: April 8, 2016
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When is the time right to return to sports after ACL surgery?

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Recently, we talked about stages of recovery after ACL surgery.  Now let’s talk about a topic that people are REALLY interested in (especially athletes who want to get back onto the fields of friendly strife), and that's how to decide when it’s ok to return to sports after your surgery ....
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posted: March 30, 2016
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Rehabbing From ACLSurgery in 3 Steps

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REHABBING FROM AN ACL INJURY IS A HUGE TOPIC. THIS WEEK ON "THE SPORTSMEDICINE MINUTE", I DIVE INTO SOME OF THE STEPS YOU CAN TAKE TO REHAB LIKE SOME OF THE WORLD-CLASS ATHLETES THAT I WORK WITH ON A REGULAR BASIS. HERE'S WHAT I TALK ABOUT IN THE VIDEO...to watch click here posted: March 20, 2016
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What is Activity Preservation?

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Today I'd like to introduce a concept that may be new to many of you--activity preservation. To keep it brief, activity preservation is basically all about keeping you doing the activities that you love to do...

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posted: March 10, 2016
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The Female ACL

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I'm proud to announce my new site, "The Female ACL." The focus - women's knee injuries, including ACL and MCL tears. Find out why women are often more prone to knee injuries than men and more. Visit Now. posted: February 24, 2016
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The Difference Between ACL & MCL Injuries

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I gET A LOT OF QUESTIONS ABOUT THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE ACL AND THE MCL...
During a rare bit of downtime (and with the help of a nice looking rosebush) I got a chance to film a short video on the topic recently.  

http://williamsterett.com/videos/2016/2/11/acl-vs-mcl-whats-the-differenceWATCH THE VIDEO HERE posted: February 13, 2016
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Exercises for People with Bad Knees

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 If you have lingering or recurring knee pain due to overuse, these are sports that will provide good exercise, good fun, and minimal strain to our most important joints-- the knees.

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posted: January 22, 2016
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