…Patients are able to perform sports-related functions and maintain a high knee related quality of life 10 years after ACL reconstruction, although activity level declines over time. Multivariable analysis identified several key modifiable risk factors that significantly influence outcome…… Read the Rest
Patient told he needed a total knee replacement. Four years out. Pain free, rides a bike 100-150 miles per week. Competes in Triathlons. Travelled from Hawaii.
In 2002, Canadian Pro Skier Rick Lewon had his right ACL reconstructed by Dr. Kevin Stone, using a Z-lig replacement device a natural alternative tissue engineered from porcine tissue.. Dr. Stone’s treatment was a medical breakthrough and the first non-human biologic method for ACL reconstruction
Carie shares her success story of traveling to the United States for her ACL Surgery. Dr. Jeffrey Lyman, M.D. performed her ACL Reconstruction Surgery in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
The Anterior cruciate is a ligament that runs inside the knee from the thigh bone
Per season, the risk of an ACL injury was 1.1% in female high school athletes who participated in soccer, 0.9% for those who participated in basketball and 0.5% for those who participated in lacrosse. Similar risks in male high school athletes were found for those who … Read the Rest