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My Products and Services

March 25, 2016

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You can click to find out more about each product. All purchases have refund guarantee and direct customer support, from me; not a machine. (Sorry, no soothing hold music.) After buying something, if needed you can reply to the confirmation email to ask a question. None of that annoying “Do Not Reply” or “noreply@WeDontCareAboutYou.com” stuff. Data […]

Meniscus wedge angles- a genetic component to knee injuries? (why some knees are only built for some sports)

September 14, 2015

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I’m cruising around the American Journal of Sports Medicine one day and I come across this paper: –Combined anatomic factors predicting risk of anterior cruciate ligament injury for males and females. Because the AJSM always requires you to pay to read their stuff, to the tune of $36 for this one article, I read the […]

“Help! I can’t straighten my knee!”

September 3, 2015

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For years now, I’ve extolled the importance of working on knee extension 1) after knee injury 2) after knee surgery. This has been particularly emphasized in my reconstructive ACL and meniscus injury writing. I wrote a manual on the first month of ACL rehab, where I cover knee extension fairly thoroughly. However, not everyone who has trouble with this […]

Why you shouldn’t bother with a non-orthopedist testing your ACL

April 10, 2015

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After I tore my anterior cruciate ligament, I fell on the ground and didn’t move for a few minutes. Eventually I walked off to the side of the field I was on, relaxed for maybe 30 minutes, then went to the bar with the guys I was playing flag football with. I didn’t feel great, but […]

Should you immobilize your leg after tearing your ACL?

January 24, 2014

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One of the most common ACL questions I get is how much range of motion you should have at various points after surgery. I get this at the most acute stage. When people are within 14 days post-op and realize, “Holy shit, my leg looks like a bowling ball, I can’t move it, and I’m […]

Reconstructive ACL surgery: Why I’m having it done

December 7, 2011

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After figuring out the benefits of reconstructive ACL surgery (link), and debating over whether it’s worth it (link), I’m going to talk about my decision to have it done on my own leg. Firstly though, I tore my ACL over 6 months ago, why the hell am I just now finally getting it done? 1) I didn’t […]