Whilst at hospital after surgery, doctors, surgeons, and nurses will continually tell you that recovering from ACL surgery is a long road because the healing process is so complex. 607 more words
Tags » Meniscus
I am writing this first blog post 11 days post op for my ACL reconstruction and lateral meniscectomy. I have only started to document this now as I have realised there were many things I didn’t know before surgery about my recovery that I wish I did know and i’m sure others would like to know also (plus, recovery is mind-numbingly boring). 505 more words
A ‘living bandage’ made from stem cells, which could revolutionise the treatment and prognosis of a common sporting knee injury, has been trialled in humans for the first time by scientists at the Universities of Liverpool and Bristol. 146 more words
Talk about symmetry!
After going down in a seemingly innocuous play, week two, against the Green Bay Packers with a torn meniscus, it appears that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson may return to game time action next Sunday when the Vikings face their biggest foe. 446 more words
One of the observations that I have made during my years in academic medicine is that the more popular a topic appears to be in the literature, the less likely we are to really understand it. 531 more words