Gold medalist Lindsey Vonn screamed as she tumbled down the mountain at the super-G World Championships in Austria, tearing two knee ligaments and fractured her shin bone. She’ll be out for the rest of the season with the Olympics just one year away. Event footage courtesy of “Universal Sports.” NBC’s Chris Jansing reports.
Patients seem to suffer from amnesia after shoulder surgery in one specific area: driving. I tell my patients before they undergo shoulder surgery that if I perform a repair they will be in a sling for a minimum of four weeks and this means no driving.
My goal as an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine is to return my patients to their active lifestyle. For some this might mean an Ironman competition, while for others it is a walk around New York City.