Dr. Burnham Performs first ACL Repair Surgery with BEAR Implant in Baton Rouge

Dr. Burnham and the surgical team at Ochsner Sports Medicine Institute performed the first ACL repair with the BEAR Implant in the Baton Rouge area, and the second

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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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Functional Progression After ACL Surgery

The following parameters should serve as a general guideline for functional progression after ACL reconstruction. These guidelines should not replace surgeon and therapist judgement. When Can I Jog

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Timing of Common ACL Postoperative Milestones

Many patients and healthcare providers have questions regarding the timing of certain milestones after ACL surgery. The following time points are evidence-based, but will vary from patient to

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New Research from AOSSM 2018 on Best ACL Graft Choice for Female Athletes

When young, active athletes tear their ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), it usually needs surgery. Although a very small percentage of ACL tears can be repaired, the vast majority

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Baton Rouge Knee Doctor

Dr. Burnham is a fellowship-trained sports medicine surgeon and knee doctor who has a special focus on knee injuries, ligament tears, and cartilage repair. His clinical and research focus has

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Pediatric & Adolescent Tibial Eminence Fracture

Background Fractures of the tibial eminence, or tibial spines, are a type of knee injury often treatment by a sports medicine knee doctor. Tibial eminence fractures are bony avulsions

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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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