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This week, we bring you episode #3 of The SnowBrains Podcast with the orthopedic surgeon Dr. William Montgomery M.D.: “Everything You Need To Know About ACL Injury, Surgery, & Recovery”
Dr. Montgomery has reconstructed over 1,000 ACL’s in his career and was the team physician for the San Francisco Giants baseball team.
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The SnowBrains Podcast Episodes:
- Episode #1: “Why Is The Colorado Backcountry the Deadliest in the USA?”
- Episode #2: “Are Ski Resorts Safe To Visit During COVID-19?”
- Episode #3: “Why Do Skiers Tear Their ACL’s So Frequently?”
“Everything You Need To Know About
ACL Injury, Surgery, & Recovery”
“Remember the old X-Screams? Remember those? Salomon X-Screams? Oh, baby! Remember those? I blew those puppies right out! They were destroyed…” – Dr. William Montgomery M.D.
How do you know if your ACL has been torn?
What was it like being the team physician for the San Francisco Giants baseball team?
What are the odds of someone fully tearing the same ACL twice?
Who blows their ACLs more: skiers or snowboarders? Why?
Why do skiers blow their ACL’s so frequently?
Why are women more susceptible to ACL tears than men?
After ACL surgery when can one return to skiing and snowboarding?
When will one be back to 100% after ACL surgery?
How important is it to have a physical therapist during your ACL recovery and for how long?
How important is it to use a brace after ACL surgery?
What is your #1 piece of advice for people recovering from ACL surgery?
What should one be eating to maximize recovery?
Who doesn’t need their ACL replaced?
How many times can you repair the same ACL?
What is the future of ACL surgery and recovery?
What’s more important after ACL surgery, full extension or full flexion of the leg?