While it's not unheard of for athletes to continue playing with a torn ACL, it's not recommended and it can lead to major problems down the road.
We see many season-ending ACL injuries, but in this day and age, an ACL tear is not career-ending. Dr. Sterett explains why in this video.
Dr. Sterett, Head Physician for the U.S. Women's Alpine Ski Team, talks about why hyper-lax people have a greater risk of suffering ACL tears.
I get asked on almost a daily basis about stem cell treatments and whether they can help with the arthritis of the knee. In this quick video, I'll shed a little light on the topic.
Suffering an ACL tear will never be described as a fun experience. So what does it feel like at the time of injury? Dr. Sterett tells us in this video.
When we treat the pediatric ACL, we face the risk of disturbing the growth plates.
Since the growth plates close between the ages of 13-14, we can often treat teenagers as adults when it comes to operating on the ACL.
Meniscus tears are the most common golfing knee injury. Find out why in this video with Dr. Bill Steret
Professional soccer (football) players tear ACLs at a high rate because of planted feet combined with twisting.
In this day an age we have more ways than ever to repair the cartilage...watch the video below for the whole story!