Ryan Howard had surgery Wednesday morning to repair a tear in his left knee.
Eagles tight end James Casey will not participate in the remainder of OTAs to recover from arthroscopic knee surgery.
While no date is set for the procedure, the Sixers say Dr. Jonathan Glashow of Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York will perform the surgery.
A report says that Andrew Bynum will go to Germany for a knee procedure.
The most well known knees in Philadelphia currently belong to second baseman Chase Utley. The most famous knees of all time in Philadelphia, probably belonged to the greatest third baseman of all time, Mike Schmidt.
There has been tremendous growth in ambulatory care centers over the past several years. Many of the surgical procedures once reserved for only the hospital setting can now be done in these centers.
GM Paul Holmgren says the surgery will clean out some loose particles in the knee “that have given Chris some problems over the last month or so.”
Osteoarthritis is a condition that affects many people as they get older, often with their knees.
Tearing knee ligaments doesn’t just happen to athletes. In fact, there are an estimated 100,000 ‘acl’ repairs in the US every year.