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Memorial Herman live tweets ACL surgery and it was amazing

(October23, 2013)

Social media has changed the way we look at the world in so many ways and what we’re able to look at too. Houston’s Memorial Hermann Hospital offered a unique view for their Twitter followers this morning. One that gave them a front-row seat, live look at a knee operation that’s usually performed on athletes. The hospital’s play-by-play coverage did to surgery what ESPN does for sports.

Dr. Walt Lowe, Medical Director of the IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute, performed the surgery.

Experts in treatment and rehabilitation Dr. Steven Flores and Russ Paine, P.T., provided insight and answered viewers’ questions live.

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