Findings published in the British Medical Journal revealed that exercise was just as effective for recovering from a meniscal tear than knee surgery. Although the study was relatively small in scale, the findings are quite captivating. For their study, researchers conducted a randomized controlled trial involving 140 patients with a degenerative medial meniscal tear that […]
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Mitch Wallis of the Western Bulldogs in the Australian Football League suffered a nasty ankle injury over the weekend that resulted in a broken tibia and fibula. We’ve included the video below, but it’s not for the squeamish or anyone who just ate their breakfast. The injury occurred midway through the fourth quarter as Wallis […]
New research published by the American College of Surgeons suggests that being able to remain independent after surgery plays a big role in having better outcomes after surgery. It may sounds obvious, and maintaining independence and mobility is a huge part of an occupational therapist or physical therapist’s job, but it’s easier said than done. […]
After several ankle sprains I went in to see Dr. Silverman. He explained that my ligaments were damaged and things would only get worse unless I had surgery to correct the issue. Dr. Silverman solved all of my problems, and got me back to 100%. If you need surgery, get it before your injuries get worse. Dr. Silverman is a great surgeon – he will take good care of you!
-Lilli (Ankle Ligament Reconstruction Surgery)