EXCITING NEWS: Dr. Rice has joined Beacon Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Female athletes are two to eight times more likely to tear their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) compared to males, and their odds of returning to sport within five years are 25 percent lower. If we trust the research, we should brace ourselves for two to three ACL tears during the World Cup itself.
Cardiovascular endurance, muscle strength and flexibility are the most important components of fitness. And each can be trained with little or no equipment. Let's look at why—and how—to fit them into your DIY exercise program.
ACL reconstruction is one of the most common orthopedic procedures. Although this procedure has a high success rate, certain patient groups may have a higher risk for reconstruction failure.
While the U.S. women's national soccer team competes in the FIFA Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, many amateur players may be inspired to kick up the soccer ball at home. A Baylor College of Medicine athletic trainer offers tips on how to play safely and prevent injuries.
According to presented results, meniscal allograft transplantation provided predictable functional improvements for adolescent patients with functional outcomes and graft survivorship comparable to those in adults.