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How to Prevent a Torn ACL

The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is one of the four main ligaments in our knee joint which provides stability to the knee. Of the all four fibrous bands, an ACL tear or rupture is the most common knee injury. Continue reading for helpful insight from San Francisco ACL Doctor, Dr. Jeffrey Halbrecht. Continue Reading »

Leader in San Francisco Orthopedic Surgery Details Minimizing Football Injuries

No doubt, football is the “All-American Sport.” This beloved game attracts a wide array of people from all types of backgrounds. From retired businessmen to young preadolescent schoolboys, football tells an enchanting story of perseverance, strength, and determination that speaks to the heart of many. But despite its mesmerizing appeal, participating in football comes with a long list of risks. Football is the leading cause of school sports injuries that end up in the ER; many of which require serious orthopedic surgery or intensive medical attention.

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