Most major knee injuries take six to eight months to heal—if you do everything right, says leading knee surgeon Dr. Richard Steadman of Vail's world-renowned Steadman Hawkins Clinic. Here, Steadman walks you through five steps to a successful recovery.
U.S. Ski Team racer Bode Miller will fly home for evaluation on his injured left knee. According to the U.S. Ski Team's Dr. William Sterett, Miller's left knee is unstable and will need further tests to determine the extent of the injury.
Three-time Olympian Caroline Lalive (Steamboat Springs, CO), who was used to independence and mobility during a decade on the U.S. Ski Team, is starting to lengthen the "leash" she's been on since shattering a kneecap and suffering other injuries in a World Cup training crash.