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Senorise Perry Tears ACL

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University of Louisville’s running back, Senorise Perry, will miss the rest of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) that occurred during their game this past Saturday.  The school confirmed this today at a press conference, and Coach Charlie Strong stated that Perry “didn’t take the news very well.”

Unfortunately, a torn ACL is a very common injury in high-level sports.  After the ACL is surgically reconstructed, it takes 6-9 months for the reconstructed graft to fully incorporate into ...

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Hip Pain: When Is It More than a Strain?

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Hip pain is a common reason that people see an orthopaedist.  Some of the time, it is just a muscle strain and will get better with conservative treatment and time.  Other times, it may be something more serious such as a labral tear, hip impingement, hip dysplasia, or hip arthritis.  How do you know if your hip pain is serious enough to ...

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How To Choose a Physical Therapist (Guest Post)

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youth sports injuries(Note from Dr. Carter – Since physical therapy often goes hand-in-hand with orthopaedic care, I asked one of our local physical therapists, George Herbig II, to share his thoughts on what patients should consider when they choose a physical therapist.  Below are his thoughts on how to pick the best provider for you.)

Many people are referred to a physical therapist ...

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Thoughts on Marcus Lattimore’s Knee Injury

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Marcus Lattimore, running back for the University of South Carolina and one of the top running back prospects in college football, sustained a gruesome right knee injury on Saturday during a game against the University of Tennessee.  This injury comes after Lattimore tore the ACL in his left knee last year.  If you haven’t seen the injury, you can see it Continue Reading →

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What is a Lisfranc Injury?

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If you follow the NFL, especially if you are a fantasy football junkie like me, then you have heard the term Lisfranc injury a lot the past few years.  Over the course of the last few weeks, there have been three high profile players that have been diagnosed with a Lisfranc: Cedric Benson, running back for the Packers; Santonio Holmes, wide receiver ...

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