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Patellas and Hamstrings and Quads, Oh My! Which ACL Graft is Best for You?

Patellas and Hamstrings and Quads, Oh My! Which ACL Graft is Best for You?

Human tissue is amazing. To think that a section of it can be harvested – whether it be your own or from another source, to change the future movement that will propel your body, career choices and life, makes the mind reel. It’s time to learn what three orthopedic surgerons think about the various types of ACL grafts that can be made (patellar, hamstring and quadricep) to impact patients of all kinds inside this episode of The 6 to 8 Weeks Podcast.


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The Detailed Shownotes for This Episode of The 6-8 Weeks Podcast:

— What is a Graft? The process of a soft tissue graft involves collecting a small amount of tissue from another area within your mouth and placing it in the recessed area. During this procedure, the patient is given a local anesthetic to provide comfort and can choose to have nitrous oxide (laughing gas) to help them relax further
— How Important is The Human Knee? https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6178997/
— What is the Boston Children’s Health Physicians? https://bchp.childrenshospital.org/
— A Listing of Peroneal Tendon Syndromes?
— Cadaver Tissue Donation: A Pathologist’s Perspective: https://jme.bmj.com/content/29/3/135
— What Does It Mean to Be Skeletally Mature? https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5257250/

Timestamps for This Episode of The 6-8 Weeks Podcast:

05:17 Options:

– ACL surgery: autograft or allograft tissue

– Autograft is from your own tissue

– Allograft comes from cadaver donor tissue

06:49 Biologic scaffold supports new ligament growth effectively.

12:11 Allograft may fail due to early activity.

14:10 Drew’s research identifies bone shape ACL risk.

18:52 Study results and surgeon’s expertise matter.

22:07 Choice of graft depends on growth plate status.

23:02 Hamstrings preferred for young patients with ACL.


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San Francisco’s Road to the Super Bowl: A Sports Medicine Perspective

San Francisco’s Road to the Super Bowl: A Sports Medicine Perspective

The only thing more vital to knowing who wins a Super Bowl, is knowing how the current year’s injuries, trends in sports and what three orthopedic surgeons think of this year’s match-up. Thankfully, those things and more are included inside this episode of The 6 to 8 Weeks Podcast.


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The Detailed Shownotes for This Episode of The 6-8 Weeks Podcast:

— The History of the NFL’s Super Bowl: https://time.com/6622138/super-bowl-history-facts/
— The History of The San Francisco 49ers: https://www.49ers.com/history/
— The History of the Kansas City Chiefs: https://www.chiefs.com/americanindianheritage/
— Check out Episode 99 of The 6 to 8 Weeks Podcast!
— What is NFL Training Camp? https://www.nfl.com/training-camp/
— Learn All About Christian McCaffrey: https://www.nfl.com/players/christian-mccaffrey/
— What is a Snap Count in the NFL? https://www.footballguys.com/stats/snap-counts/teams
— The History of The Green Bay Packers: https://www.packers.com/history/
— Learn All About Trent Williams: https://www.nfl.com/players/trent-williams/
— Learn All About Dre Greenlaw: https://www.nfl.com/players/dre-greenlaw/
— Link to Study of Other Factors (Travel Impact on Teams): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC10399261/
— Learn All About DeShawn Watson: https://www.nfl.com/players/deshaun-watson/
— Whoya’ Got for The Super Bowl? Tell the Cast of The 6 to 8 Weeks Podcast via their website at: https://www.6to8weekspodcast.com/contact-the-6-8-weeks-podcast/

00:00 Review of 2023 NFL season: injuries, what-ifs.

05:00 Season hinged on quarterback’s return, settled team.

06:45 Load management crucial in preventing NFL injuries.

12:45 Continued risk of chronic ankle injury for athletes.

13:50 Left tackle’s importance, high energy players’ impact, concussion.

18:22 Bi-weeks crucial for player recovery and performance.

20:39 Missing strong safety affects team’s performance.

24:28 Importance of fracture location in shoulder injury.

28:46 UCSF Sports Medicine podcast seeks listener engagement.


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