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High Demand Sports Associated With ACL Injury - About Orthopedics
Mar 7, 2014 ... Some sports need a normal ACL for participation. These are high demand ACL sports, and athletes in the sports often require surgery for an ...
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ACL Tears: Sign, Symptoms and Treatment Recommendations
Jun 30, 2014 ... 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 ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/aclinjury/tp/acl.htm
Should I Wear a Knee Brace After ACL Surgery? - About Orthopedics
May 28, 2014 ... Despite this science, many athletes feel more comfortable wearing the knee brace upon returning to sports after an ACL reconstruction.
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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 ...
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/cs/knee_injuries/a/knee2.htm
ACL Injury Prevention Tips for Athletes - Sports Medicine - About.com
May 20, 2014 ... Athletes can reduce their risk of ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries by adding training drills that require balance, and combined strength ...
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/injuryprevention/a/ACL_prevention.htm
Information about anterior cruciate ligament injuries - ACL tears ...
An ACL tear is a common sports injury to one of the major ligaments of the knee joint. Surgery for a torn ACL is the usual treatment for people wanting to return to  ...
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ACL Tears Are More Common in Women and Girls
Apr 29, 2014 ... Female athletes are known to have a higher risk of injuring their anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, while participating in competitive sports.
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Can ACL Tears Be Prevented? Prevention of ACL Tears in Women
Jan 1, 2014 ... ACL tears are significant injuries for athletes, and they require ... at the Santa Monica Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Research Foundation.
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/aclinjury/f/prevent.htm
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 ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/aclinjury/f/rehabtime.htm
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
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