April 2020

Grit and Expert Care Help Female Wrestler Return to Sport

Ten months after tearing her right anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and her meniscus, wrestler Sierra Pienkowski competed in the Indiana High School Girls Wrestling State Finals. She came in seventh in her weight class. The next month, Sierra took first place in the Indiana Frosh-Soph State Wrestling Championships.

Sharing Research Innovations at the ACL Study Group

Every two years, experts in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) treatment from around the world gather to share and discuss the latest science and clinical work during the international ACL Study Group meeting. At the January 2020 meeting in Austria, K. Donald Shelbourne, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Shelbourne Knee Center, gave two presentations on the center’s innovative approach to ACL treatment: