Friday, June 6, 2014

A Surgery Free Way to Fix an ACL

Uh Oh.It’s one of the most dreaded injuries imaginable for anyone, an excess of tweak on upon landing or an overstretch through total wipe out can alter the course of a season, or even a career.

It’s the classic riding injury and one that no one wants to hear in the emergency room: ACL damage. God, even broken bones are a better prospect.

Surgery is the usual recovery route, and for many it can be a complete success, though as it changes the internal structure of the knee it can induce stresses and wear and tear in new areas, leading to new injuries and even arthritis in later life

However, we stumbled across this story on theskichannel.com that is reporting on a new method of repair: stem cells.  READ ON...

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