Episode: 5 Treating ACL Injuries: Surgery, Non-operative, Prevention with Dr. Nima Mehran
In this episode, Mike and Dr. Nima Mehran discuss all things ACL related. We cover what the ACL is, how its most commonly injured, to get surgery or not to get surgery, the pros and cons of different graft options, what early and late rehab looks like, and most importantly ACL injury prevention strategies.
Dr. Nima Mehran, M.D., is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and joint replacements. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Southern California, attended the Chicago Medical School and was Chief Resident during his orthopedic surgery residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Mehran has published several scientific papers and has delivered numerous scientific lectures. He has been on the physician team for the USC Trojan Football team, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Sparks, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, and Anaheim Ducks.