Cartilage injuries, a talk with a world class expert, Prof. Dr. João Espregueira-Mendes.
In the second episode of the Football Medicine® Podcast, we talk about cartilage injuries with one of the world class experts on this subject, Prof. Dr. João Espregueira Mendes, orthopaedic and knee surgery specialist and director of Clinica do Dragão – Espregueira-Mendes, FIFA Medical Center of Excellence, in Porto.
In this interview, we approach questions like:
- Why some cartilage injuries are painless and others are not?
- What are the surgical criteria for a football player with a cartilage injury?
- Which surgical procedure is the best one for a football player?
- When will the player be able to return to competition?