What Happens to the Patellar Tendon Gap After ACL Harvest?…and other common ACL questions.

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A common question regarding ACL reconstructions is,  “does the patellar tendon gap heal after the central third is harvested for an ACL graft? This is a great question because as you can see in the photos below one of the patellar tendons appears normal when the quad is on tension, while the other has an obvious gap. Continue reading “What Happens to the Patellar Tendon Gap After ACL Harvest?…and other common ACL questions.”

Pediatric Heel Pain

soccer  As summer comes to a close and the fall sports season begins, many kids will begin or resume participation on organized sports teams and in school PE class.  This means an increase in growing kids experiencing heel pain, a very common condition known as Sever’s Disease or Sever’s Injury.  Continue reading “Pediatric Heel Pain”