Different sport, but same mechanism of injury. Notice kick to left knee causing non-contact twist to right knee with resultant ACL tear. TKO.
Cringe-worthy video of an acute right knee ACL tear at Olympics. I recorded for teaching purposes as it demonstrates even through boarding pants the rotational shift that occurs of the femur above internally and the tibia below externally as the ACL tears.
It is frequently common that I see pediatric ACL patients. It is much more common now probably because younger patients are participating at higher levels of sports. We don’t like to see 11 and 12 year olds with acute ACL injuries, but it happens. What is different about the pediatric ACL injury is the presence […]
Dr. Maffet has been leading the field in the use of stem cell technology in orthopedic surgery procedures. In this KHOU Channel 11 segment he talks to Mia Gradney about his work using concentrated bone marrow aspirate in ACL reconstruction procedures.