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ACL Tears: Sign, Symptoms and Treatment Recommendations
An ACL tear is most often a sports-related injury. ACL tears can also occur during rough play, mover vehicle collisions, falls, and work-related injuries. About ...
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High Demand Sports Associated With ACL Injury - Orthopedics
Some sports need a normal ACL for participation. These are high demand ACL sports, and athletes in the sports often require surgery for an ACL tear.
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Should I Wear a Knee Brace After ACL Surgery? - Orthopedics
Despite this science, many athletes feel more comfortable wearing the knee brace upon returning to sports after an ACL reconstruction. The good news is, that ...
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ACL and PCL Injuries of the Knee - Causes ... - Sports Medicine
May 16, 2014 ... Information about Ligament Injuries of the knee: ACL, PCL, MCL and LCL Anterior and Posterior Cruciate Ligament and Medial and Lateral ...
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ACL Tear Surgery Rehab - How Long Does Does It Take?
Jun 2, 2014 ... Standard ACL tear rehab isn't overnight. For many athletes, not only does this mean the end of their athletic season, but it may start to get in the ...
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ACL Injury Prevention Tips for Athletes - Sports Medicine - About.com
May 20, 2014 ... ACL injuries are common in sports that involve sudden changes of direction, such as football, and soccer. Most are non-contact injuries that ...
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ACL Injuries and Skiing - Sports Medicine - About.com
Jun 19, 2014 ... The ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament, is a ligament located inside the knee joint. It is a major connector of the femur and the tibia and one of ...
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/cs/skiing/a/aa020601a.htm
Knee Braces for Support and Injury Prevention
May 29, 2014 ... The use of knee braces in sports medicine is a controversial topic. ... For example , a patient who sustains an ACL tear may be offered a knee ...
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Signs and Symptoms of an ACL Tear - Orthopedics - About.com
Aug 28, 2014 ... An ACL tear most often occurs during sports or athletic events. About 80% of ACL tears occur without contact with another athlete. The most ...
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Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear - Knee Injury - Orthopedics
Jun 16, 2014 ... "Repair versus reconstruction of the fibular collateral ligament and posterolateral corner in the multiligament-injured knee" Am J Sports Med.
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/kneeligamentinjuries/qt/LCL-Tears.htm
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