According to a new systematic literature review, patients who receive palmaris grafts are slightly more likely to return to sport or return-to-same level than patients who had received hamstring tendon grafts.
Your feet are vital shock absorbers. The bottom of your foot strikes the ground with every step. When it hurts, the pain can really disrupt your life.
Cast immobilization with prolonged non-weight-bearing has traditionally been used to manage patients with a first-time acute Achilles tendon rupture. Could functional rehab and early weight-bearing in a walking boot provide comparable – or even better – outcomes while allowing patients greater mobility?
Regardless of patellar height and trochlear dysplasia, isolated medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction yielded “excellent” midterm outcomes with low redislocation rates in skeletally immature patients, according to published results.
Quadricep muscle contracts differently after acl reconstruction, may contribute to lingering weakness
After an anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery, it's common to experience quadriceps weakness, which was thought to be caused primarily by muscle atrophy, or shrinkage. But researchers at the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology have found an additional cause, which could help clinicians design more effective rehabilitation programs.