Cartilage Injuries: When to Choose Operative Management
December 6, 2016•8 min
The adolescent sports population is especially prone to knee ligament injuries with the increased specialized sport participation, overuse and suspected sedentary elementary years preceding highly active adolescent sports participation. The Center for Sports Medicine at Children’s Mercy is one of the nation’s leading sports medicine programs offering a comprehensive model of care from sideline trainers, to operative and non-operative treatment and return-to-play protocols. Join Kevin H. Latz, MD, Chief, Section of Sports Medicine within the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at Children’s Mercy Kansas City as he gives an introduction to knee ligament injuries, including prevention, epidemiology and choosing operative or non-operative treatment.