Noyes Systematic Review Shows 18% Reinjury Rate

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 techniques, postoperative…

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Hulst-Jepsen Hosts Sportsmetrics Course

We were lucky enough to get this on-site course at Hulst-Jepsen Physical Therapy in Grand Rapids, MI in the nick of time! On March 1st, we certified 28 therapists and trainers from HJPT and had fun doing it. About 2 weeks later, everything shut down. We were so fortunate to get the opportunity to train…

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Sportsmetrics March 2020 Courses

This March we held back to back Level I & Level II courses on March 6, 7, and 8. The kicked off the Level I course with a larger group of 16 PTs & ATCs from all over the country. We had a smaller group of 6 for our 3rd annual Level II Master Course.…

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Sportsmetrics February 2020 Course

We started off 2020 with a small course of 5 PTs & ATCs from California, Colorado, Texas & Ohio. We love the opportunity to host these small courses and get to know our course attendees. It makes for great dialog and we get to learn from our attendees as well. We would like to welcome…

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Local 12 interview on What’s Happening in Health

Recently, reporter Liz Bonis interviewed Dr. Noyes and his patient Katie Sloneker on a new treatment option to build ACL strength following surgery. Dr. Noyes’ research on the method, which involves restricting blood flow while exercising, has found that it helps patients build the strength they need to prevent re-injury or qualify for surgery in…

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Available in 2019: Return to Sport After ACL Reconstruction Textbook

Available in 2019: 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…

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November Certification Course

Our last course of 2018 was held on November 3-4 and included 23 healthcare professionals traveling from various parts of the US to Cincinnati to become experts in Sportsmetrics.  We welcome our new Certified Sportsmetrics Specialists and thank you for your commitment to keeping our young athletes safe from serious knee injuries! Caroline Bourcier, MSPT:  The…

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Now Available! ACL Injuries in the Female Athlete Textbook

Dr. Noyes and Sue Barber-Westin release the 2nd edition of their textbook, ACL Injuries in the Female Athlete.  Learn the evidence behind causes, impact, treatment and prevention of ACL injuries in female athletes.  Gives step by step instruction on injury prevention programs for female athletes. [av_button label=’Order Now’ link=’manually,https://www.springer.com/us/book/9783662565575′ link_target=’_blank’ size=’small’ position=’center’ icon_select=’yes’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’…

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