Dr. Burnham in PIVOT Study Group with newly published ACL research

Dr. Burnham is part of the PIVOT study group, an international group of ACL and knee surgeons and researchers studying the rotatory instability (e.g. pivot shift) caused by

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After Hours Sports Injury Clinic on Saturday

Ochsner Sports Medicine will hold injury clinics Saturday morning during football season. The clinic will open at 8am and be located at Ochsner Medical Complex – The Grove. More

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New Research Article on Female ACL Injuries

Dr. Burnham co-authored a research study with Dr. Vonda Wright on female ACL tears. Dr. Wright is an orthopaedic surgeon who is an expert in sports medicine and fitness.

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New Research Article on the Anterolateral Complex of the Knee

Dr. Burnham co-authored a research study with Dr. Freddie Fu, Dr. Volker Musahl, Dr. Elmart Herbst, and Dr. Marcio Albers on a hot topic in sports medicine. The research article describes

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Sports Medicine Protocols

Rehabilitation and Postoperative Protocols Knee Hip Shoulder Elbow Foot & Ankle Baseball Throwing Program Overuse & Running Injuries Postoperative Discharge Instructions All Postoperative Instructions

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Knee Protocols

Handouts ACL Patient Handout (AAOS Presentation) General Knee and Quad Home Exercises   Protocols Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction – Allograft Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction – BTB

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Return to Play after ACL Surgery (New Research) – Single Leg Step-Down Test

Dr. Burnham and colleagues recently published a research study on a test that may be useful in determining when patients can return to sports after ACL (anterior cruciate

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New Research Published on ACL Reconstruction with Hamstring Graft

Dr. Burnham co-authored a cost-effectiveness analysis of ACL reconstruction using a specific technique of augmenting the normal hamstring graft with donor tissue to improve the strength of the

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Research & Publications

Just as athletes are constantly pushing their bodies to the limits of human performance, sports medicine is a constantly evolving field.  Scientific research in the field of sports

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ACL Reconstruction Surgery

ACL Overview Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most common sports injuries in the United States. The ACL is one of the most important ligaments

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