22Jul, 2014

What Patients Are Asking About ACL Surgery

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This blog is dedicated to answering many of the questions we’ve received regarding Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction. These are Dr. Sanders’ recommendations for those contemplating this procedure. Recommendations 1. Aggressive presurgical rehabilitation emphasizing normal gait without braces or crutches, normal leg control, full range of motion, especially hyperextension equal to the opposite leg. 2. Surveillance for ubiquitous Vitamin D deficiency and of nasal staph infection. Presurgical treatment for these conditions to hasten bone healing and avoidance of wound infection. Surveillance for other lower extremity disorders is performed which will […]

9Jul, 2014

Vitamin D and Longevity

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Increasing Science Suggests Vitamin D Deficiency is Linked not only to Poor Bone Health, but also a Growing Number of Life Threatening Diseases Vitamin D has historically been linked to bone health – deficiencies implicated in the diagnosis of rickets and osteomalacia in children and frail adults. And while cases of rickets have diminished over the years, the important role that Vitamin D continues to play in not only musculoskeletal but also overall health has captured the medical community’s attention. In fact, Vitamin D deficiency, which has reached an epidemic […]