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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. This article reviews the most recent research on ACL injuries in female athletes. The rate of anterior cruciate ligament injuries is on the rise in female athletes. It is important that ACL surgery is not done on a “one-size-fits-all” basis, but rather must be individualized for each patient. ACL rehabilitation programs should target the hip, core, and trunk neuromuscular control. A team approach including the surgeon, athletic trainer, physical therapist, coach, family, and patient is paramount to success.

The research study was performed at the University of Pittsburgh Center for Sports Medicine.

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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 the complex anatomy and function of the anterolateral knee, including the anterolateral ligament (ALL) and the anterolateral complex, which have received much focus in recent media stories. These anatomical structures play an important role in knee stability, especially in the setting of ACL injury and ACL reconstruction in athletes.

The research study was performed at the University of Pittsburgh Center for Sports Medicine.

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Anterolateral Ligament (ALL) and Anterolateral Complex

Overview of the Anterolateral Complex and the Anterolateral Ligament In 2013, the New York Times and several other media outlets touted the discovery of a “new” knee ligament, the anterolateral ligament (ALL). In reality, the discovery was not new, but more of a “rediscovery” of a ligament that had been described in 1879 by a […]

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Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications Burnham JM, Bradley JP. (2018) MRI Findings Are Only One Part of the Equation in National Football League Athletes: Shoulder Instability in Contact Athletes. Arthroscopy. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2017.07/026. PMID: 29304983. Unger RZ, Burnham JM, Gammon L, Malempati CS, Jacobs CA, Makhni EC. (2018) The Responsiveness of Patient-Reported Outcome Tools in Shoulder Surgery is Dependent […]

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