Noyes Systematic Review Shows 18% Reinjury Rate

Read Article Authors: Sue Barber-Westin, BS and Frank R. Noyes, MD Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction (ACLR) is frequently performed in patients younger than 20 years whose goal is to return to sport (RTS). Varying reinjury rates have been reported, and the factors responsible are unclear. Studies differ with regard to age, graft type, surgical…

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Now Available! Return to Sport After ACL Reconstruction Textbook

Now Available: Return to Sport After ACL Reconstruction and Other Knee Operations: Limiting the Risk of Reinjury and Maximizing Athletic Performance textbook. Dr. Noyes and Sue Barber-Westin, along with over 15 guest contributors, are preparing a new textbook, Return to Sport After ACL Reconstruction and Other Knee Operations: Limiting the Risk of Reinjury and Maximizing…

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What You Need to Know About Nutrition and Knee Health

Do you want to improve the health of your knees? Here’s what you should know about nutrition and knee health. Food Can Benefit Your Health The saying you are what you eat has some significance regarding how your body utilizes food for fuel. The many bones, ligaments, and cartilage in your knees require a careful…

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5 Tips to Speed Up Recovery After Knee Surgery

Knee surgery, like all major surgical procedures, involves a recovery period after the surgery is over. The recovery period can’t be completely eliminated, but you can take some steps to shorten its duration. If you’re undergoing knee surgery in the near future, follow these five tips to help speed up your recovery process. 1. Follow…

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Dr. Noyes to Give Keynote Address in Pune, India

Dr. Frank Noyes will deliver the Keynote Address to over 1,000 Orthopaedic Surgeons at the 9thAnnual Pune Knee Course in Pune India, April 26-27, 2019.  Dr. Noyes will be providing instruction on knee surgery techniques that he has developed for many knee disorders including ligament injuries, cartridge injuries and osteotomies. From the Pune Knee Course…

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Blood Flow Restriction Featured on Local 12 News

Dr. Noyes is one of few doctors studying the benefits of blood flow restriction training as a key role in rehab after a knee injury.  Featured on Local 12 News, he explains how blood flow restriction training is helping to get athletes back on the field stronger and with decreased injury risk. Watch Video  

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Getting Patients Back To Doing What They Love

“To Dr. Noyes & Staff… I’m 7 years out from my ACL/OATS/meniscus repair and climbing, hiking, swimming on and up through everything.  My daughter and I just returned from Patagonia where the trekking was spectacular!  Forever grateful!!!”  -Dr. Noyes Patient

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Blood Flow Restriction Systematic Review

Blood Flow-Restriction Training for Lower Extremity Muscle Weakness due to Knee Pathology: A Systematic Review Sports Health, 2018 Sue Barber-Westin, BS and Frank R. Noyes, MD In patients with chronic arthritis or recovering from major operations such as Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (ACLR), lower extremity muscle weakness is common and often difficult to overcome.  Resistance…

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