Dr. Raj, DPT explains Footballing legend and AC Milan star Zlatan Ibrahimovic revealed through IG that he played the final six months of the season with a ruptured ACL in his left knee. Lets start with how that’s even possible. How’s it possible? Nearly all elite athletes who rupture an ACL will have surgery – […]
Research reviewed: Why do girls sustain more anterior cruciate ligament injuries than boys? :a review of the changes in estrogen and musculoskeletal structure & function. Wild et al, Sports Med. 2012 Among adolescents, the leading cause for injury is from sports. Within that subset, girls suffer more non-contact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries than boys,
Dr. Raj, DPT details the Bayer Leverkusen and German national starlet’s knee injury, return timeline, and return to pre-injury levels Bayer Leverkusen & German National starlet Florian Wirtz – who has been targeted by Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Bayern Munich according to Fabrizio Romana – injured his left knee vs FC Koln and had to
Research Reviewed: The “SHRed Injuries Basketball” Neuromuscular Training Warm-up Program Reduces Ankle and Knee Injury Rates by 36% in Youth Basketball. Emery et al. JOSPT January 2022 Basketball puts significant stress on the knees and ankle – in multiple directions, movements, and movement planes. This leads to a high prevalence of knee and ankle injuries.
Patrick Mahomes right knee patellar dislocation: Explaining the injury & why it’s a best case scenario
Dr. Rajpal Brar, DPT details Kansas City Chiefs QB and reigning MVP Patrick Mahomes right knee patellar lateral dislocation, including injury details, why it’s a best case scenario, his return to play (RTP) timeline, and the one major risk moving forward.
Zion Williamson’s right knee lateral meniscus tear: Explaining the surgery & five potential root causes
Dr. Rajpal Brar, DPT details New Orleans #1 pick Zion Williamson’s right knee injury, including injury details, the surgery, his return timeline, five possible underlying causes, and risks specific to a lateral meniscus tear.