Knee Injuries in Female Athletes with Dr. Bill Sterett
As the Head Team Physician for the U.S. Women's Alpine Ski Team for the past 20+ years, Dr. Bill Sterett is uniquely qualified to talk about knee injuries in female athletes.
In this episode of the VSO Podcast, Dr. Sterett tackles the following:
What kind of conditions and challenges do the top Ski racers face during the season?
What are the factors that make women more likely to injure the ACL?
What are some steps that we can take to help avoid injury on the mountain?
Dr. Sterett also tells us what it's like to be a top doc on the world cup circuit and shares stories from his time supporting athletes during the world cup and the Olympic games.
Have a listen!
Meet Dr. Bill Sterett
Dr. Sterett has also had the honor of being the Head Team Physician for the US Women's Ski Team since 1997. That's 20 years of treating the world's top skiing talent. He's on call every winter weekend, poised to react to any situation, from emergency midnight calls to emergency surgeries. Mikaela Shiffrin, Resi Stiegler, and the other incredible racers of the U.S. Team know that Dr. Sterett has the experience and knowledge to treat any scenario.