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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Can Knee Injections Cure Knee Arthritis?

Knee arthritis and cartilage wear has traditionally been considered an uncurable condition. In fact, the only consistently successful treatment whas a total knee replacement. Although knee replacements are

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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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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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PRP – Platelet Rich Plasma

Overview of PRP Of all the orthobiologic treatments, PRP has turned out to be the early star in the sports medicine world. It is affordable, low-risk, and effective.

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Cartilage Restoration Procedures

Overview Articular cartilage is the material that lines the ends of bones within the joint. It provides lubrication and protection to the underlying bone, and allows smooth motion

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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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