Getting Back on the (#Vail) Ski Slopes with a Healthy ACL

After hosting last year's 2015 World Championships, Beaver Creek, Vail Valley, and Summit County are ready to rock.  Not to mention all this talk of "El Nino"... more snow anyone? I say let's do this. Of course, now's the part where I pivot to talk about what you expect me to talk about-- knee injuries.  I know some of you are recovering from skiing's most notorious injury, the big, bad, ACL Tear.  

What is a Meniscus Tear?

The human meniscus is a wedge shaped structure in the knee that consists of fibrocartilage, a very tough but pliable material. The medial meniscus is located on the inside of the knee (towards the middle of the body) and the lateral meniscus is located on the outside of the knee...

Common Knee and Shoulder Injuries in Golf

Anybody who has seen some of these long drive hitters knows how much torque we put our bodies through in the golf swing.  In right handed golfers, the left knee, back and often the right shoulder take the brunt of the over-use.  Virtually everybody who has played a fair amount of golf has felt these issues.