ACL Tears and Subsequent Reconstruction with Dr. Bryan Saltzman
When you hear “ACL injury” or “ACL tear,” your mind probably goes to your favorite sports team or a specific injured player. You may know that the ACL is located in the knee and can be torn, but not much else.
Dr. Bryan Saltzman is an orthopedic surgeon at OrthoCarolina specializing in adolescent and adult knee, shoulder, and elbow surgery. In this episode of the Between the Bones Podcast, host Adam Walker and Dr. Saltzman talk about the specifics of the ACL: Where is it? How does it tear?
The two also discuss the details of the surgery, how physical therapy ties into healing, and average recovery times.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
How an ACL tears
How ACL injuries occur… and they’re not just from sports!
The treatment process for an ACL tear
What the recovery from an ACL reconstruction surgery is like
Why Dr. Saltzman considers ACL reconstruction an elective surgery
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This information is provided as an educational service and is not intended to serve as medical advice. If you are seeking specific orthopedic advice or assistance, please consult with your OrthoCarolina physician or locate one in your area through OrthoCarolina’s website at www.OrthoCarolina.com.
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