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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was performed on 15 patients, an average of 2.5 years after arthroscopically assisted bone-tendon-bone (BTB) anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, to evaluate the patellar tendon donor site. Five patients who had arthroscopically assisted ACL reconstruction using the semitendinosus tendon as a graft also were… (More)
If your doctor has told you that your knee pain is caused by Osgood-Schlatter disease (OSD), you're not alone. OSD is common in active, rapidly growing teens. It usually goes away on its own within 12 to 24 months, but during its course, you and your doctor can work together to cope with the symptoms.
In brief Active patients who have recurrent ankle sprains usually have a treatable underlying neuromuscular, structural, or rehabilitation-related condition. A thorough history, neurologic exam, and physical exam involving a visual survey, foot and ankle palpation, and manual stress tests will help reveal the specific diagnosis. Most patients need only… (More)