All tagged Knee Surgery

All About The ACL Injury: ACL Questions and Answers from a Vail Orthopedic Surgeon

Let's talk about the famous (or for those who've injured it, infamous) ACL. ACL is an an acronym for Anterior Cruciate ligament, which you probably know is part of the knee. You may not know that the knee is the largest and most complex joint in the human body. Because of this, it relies on a multitude of biological components to keep it functioning properly and optimally. 

How Long Will It Take To Return From Knee Surgery?

One of the big concerns that active people have after they have surgery on the Anterior Cruciate Ligament concerns how long it'll take to return to full speed. Many of the folks I see enjoy a high level of performance, either in recreational or professional sense, and my goal is to get them back to the same level (or in some cases, performing better) than before.