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Biologic Publications

Biological treatment of the knee with platelet-rich plasma or bone marrow aspirate concentrates

Knee pathologies including focal cartilage injuries, osteoarthritis and ligament injuries are common. The use of biologic agents has emerged as an option for treating these diseases. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has gained significant interest for treating common sports medicine more

Knee Publications

Type II Medial Meniscus Root Repair With Peripheral Release for Addressing Meniscal Extrusion

PMID: 31687324 Medial meniscal root tears are often disabling injuries that can occur in isolation during low-velocity, deep knee flexion movements in middle-aged patients. These lesions often demonstrate a type II pattern, which is described by a tear more

Knee Publications

The Influence of Graft Tensioning Sequence on Tibiofemoral Orientation During Bicruciate and Posterolateral Corner Knee Ligament Reconstruction: A Biomechanical Study

When multiple ligaments are reconstructed during knee surgery, the order of tensioning each graft can affect alignment of the tibia and femur. If the resulting alignment varies from what naturally occurs, issues such as instability and graft failure more

Hip Publications

Return to running after arthroscopic hip surgery- literature review and proposal of a physical therapy protocol Commentary

Hip arthroscopy is an increasingly utilized surgical treatment option for patients presenting with pain and limited function. As surgical techniques have increasingly developed, so too have the rehabilitation protocols designed specifically for each patient. In high-impact sports that more

Hip Publications

Patients With Borderline Hip Dysplasia Achieve Clinically Significant Improvement After Arthroscopic Femoroacetabular Impingement Surgery Commentary

Hip arthroscopy is an increasingly common treatment surgeons use to get inside a patient’s hip and treat diagnosed pathologies. For example, studies have demonstrated significant improvements in clinical outcomes following arthroscopy in those with femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAIS), more

Hip Publications

Evidence for the Use of Cell-Based Therapy for the Treatment of Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head- A Systematic Review of the Literature Commentary

Osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) occurs due to a defect in the blood supply to the femoral head. This inadequate supply leads to death of the subchondral bone and bone marrow and is the reason for approximately more