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High Demand Sports Associated With ACL Injury - Orthopedics
Oct 16, 2014 ... Other sports do not require an ACL for most athletes. Patients who participate in high demand sports usually require surgery after an ACL tear ...
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ACL Tears: Sign, Symptoms and Treatment Recommendations
Oct 16, 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
ACL Tears Are More Common in Women and Girls - Orthopedics
Sep 11, 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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ACL and PCL Injuries of the Knee - Sports Medicine - About.com
May 16, 2014 ... ACL injuries are most common during sports that require a sudden change of direction, sudden, abrupt stops and starts and lots of jumping.
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/cs/knee_injuries/a/knee2.htm
ACL Injuries and Skiing - Sports Medicine - About.com
Jun 19, 2014 ... What Causes an ACL Injury ACL injuries are caused by several factors. The most common is a traumatic force being applied to the knee in a ...
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/cs/skiing/a/aa020601a.htm
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 ...
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/injuryprevention/a/ACL_prevention.htm
What Is the ACL Injury Prevention Training ... - Sports Medicine
Jun 19, 2014 ... ACL Injury Prevention Training Program was created to decrease the number of ACL injuries in female soccer players.
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/cs/knee_injuries/a/aa022202a.htm
ACL Injuries in Teen Athletes - Sports Medicine - About.com
Sep 3, 2013 ... There's a growing number of ACL injuries in young athletes who play sports such as soccer, basketball and volleyball. Physicians speculate ...
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/kneepainandinjuries/a/ACL-Teens.htm
ACL tears - Orthopedics - About.com
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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Should I Wear a Knee Brace After ACL Surgery? - Orthopedics
Sep 12, 2014 ... Will the knee brace prevent re-injury to the ACL? ... What about the use of knee braces once I'm ready to return to sports? Again, this is a ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/aclinjury/f/brace.htm
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