Blog Posts in 2019

The Philosophy Behind "Pre-Hab" Before ACL Reconstruction Surgery

Physical therapy before knee surgery helps the healing process and may produce a more favorable surgical outcome. A torn or ruptured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most common knee ...
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Dr. Mandelbaum for U.S. News & World Report: 'Referred' Knee Pain: What to Know

MEDICALLY SPEAKING, "referred pain" means that the pain you're experiencing on one part of your body isn't the actual source of the problem. An extreme but straightforward example of ...
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Winning Role Models

What the Women’s World Cup Can Teach Us About Healthy Inspiration The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team wrote yet another inspiring chapter in its rich and illustrious history with their ...
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Keeping Activities Summer-Safe

Take precautions when enjoying outdoor activities during these longer, warmer days of the year. The weather has warmed, and school is out – providing ample opportunities for Americans young and ...
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Why are Women More Prone to Knee Injuries?

Anatomical and hormonal differences may be to blame, but there are ways to help reduce the risk. More recent research has indicated what we orthopedic surgeons have often seen in our practice: women ...
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Dr. Mandelbaum for U.S. News & World Report: Navigating Knee Pain: the Inside, Outside, Front and Back

KNEE PAIN IS ONE OF those common complaints, like back pain, that affects just about everyone at some point in their lives. While it's true that some form of pain in the knee will befall most of ...
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Dr. Bert Mandelbaum for U.S. News & World Report: Head Injuries in Soccer

IT'S A BEAUTIFUL THING when we can bring together the world's most foremost sports medicine specialists and researchers to talk about and review the research on a particular topic. Such was ...
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Dr. Bert Mandelbaum for U.S. News & World Report: The Key to a Longer Life: Exercise More

ABOUT 50 YEARS AGO, THE average life expectancy for men in the United States was around 67 years, and for women, it was approximately 74. Today, American men live to about 77 years old on average; ...
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Dr. Bert Mandelbaum for U.S. News & World Report: The Trouble With Paging 'Dr. Google'

NEARLY EVERY internet-using adult has done it at least once. You come down with a symptom or two you may have never experienced before, and you head straight to a search engine for information on what ...
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U.S. News & World Report: Youth Strength Training: A Parent's Guide

FOR YEARS NOW, ADULTS have been told by medical and fitness experts that strength training is a crucial part of a stable exercise regimen for overall health. We know that cardiovascular fitness is ...
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