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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 After ACL Surgery? Clearance for Jogging can be tested at 12 weeks if isolated ligament reconstruction or 16 weeks with Meniscal involvement/bone bruise/microfracture Minimum Standard 30 Step […]

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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 patient. These findings are also based on isolated ACL reconstruction, and will be different if additional procedures are performed at the same time (meniscus repair, cartilage restoration, […]

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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 centered around ACL tears, meniscus tears, knee dislocation, and other knee ligament injuries. He trained under world-renowned knee doctors and surgeons at the UPMC in Pittsburgh, PA […]

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Meniscal Root Tear

Meniscal Root Tear Overview The meniscus is a very important piece of cartilage in the knee. It is shaped like a “C” and it serves to cushion and stabilize the knee. In recent years the importance of the meniscus “root” has become more apparent.

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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 of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) from its attachment to the tibia. Tibial eminence fractures are fairly rare and account for about 2-5% of pediatric knee injuries. […]

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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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