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Dr. Meier Discusses Tony Stewart’s Injury in USA Today Article

On August 6, 2013, an article published on USA Today’s national online site discussed the leg injury NASCAR driver Tony Stewart suffered in a crash recently, which has become a popular topic in sports media. This particular article discussed how Stewart will need surgery for his Grade II fracture of both the tibia and the fibula, Continue Reading >>

Overcoming Muscle Atrophy After ACL Reconstruction

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are one of the most devastating knee injuries. The ACL is critical to knee stability, and when torn, it often requires surgical reconstruction followed by up to a year of rigorous physical therapy. One of the greatest challenges to recovering from an ACL tear is the prevention of and rehabilitation from Continue Reading >>

Will Exercise Help or Worsen Existing Knee Arthritis?

Will physical activity alleviate or aggravate my arthritis symptoms? This is a common question asked by individuals diagnosed with knee arthritis, a condition in which wear and tear on the knee leads to the breakdown of articular cartilage lining the joint. As this protective layer of knee cartilage degrades, inflammation and bone-on-bone interactions within the Continue Reading >>

Dr. Meier Travels to Thailand to Teach Advanced Arthroscopy

As a leading expert in minimally invasive and regenerative orthopedic techniques, Dr. Steven Meier is frequently called upon to teach physicians around the world. From October 26 to November 1, 2009, Dr. Meier was invited as the featured speaker and guest instructor for a surgical training event held in Bangkok and Pattaya, Thailand. Participant surgeons Continue Reading >>

Kobe Bryant’s Achilles Tendon Rupture: Is His Career Over?

As Kobe Bryant limped off the court in the closing minutes of last week’s victory against the Golden State Warriors, it was painfully obvious that this was not another one of his walk-it-off injuries. All it took for Kobe Bryant’s Achilles tendon to tear was one quick stutter while driving towards the basket, a move that Continue Reading >>

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