Calf Strain (Tear)

Calf-Strain

Last updated: 7th August, 2017   What is it: Overstretching or tearing off part of the calf muscle Symptoms:  Pain behind the knee or in the back of the calf, bruising, swelling & difficulty walking Aggravating Activities: Walking, running, pushing down through toes Onset: Can occur suddenly when changing speed or direction or gradually from repetitive running or jumping Treatment: rest, PRICE, […]

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Will a torn ACL heal itself?

ACL-MCL-tear

Last updated: 4th August, 2017   Unfortunately, the ACL cannot heal itself. Proper medical treatment is required to repair an ACL tear. Treatment options for ACL tear           When there is a complete rupture and the ligament is not functioning, the best treatment consists of surgery, including the reconstruction of a new ligament. If the patient has […]

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Single-bundle vs. Double-bundle ACL Surgery

single double bundle acl surgery

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  Disruption of the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is among the most frequent musculoskeletal injuries affecting physically active men and women. It is one of the most common sports injuries. ACL reconstruction surgery is a widely accepted approach for treating tears, but continues to evolve, with many technical issues that are under […]

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