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ACL Tears: Sign, Symptoms and Treatment Recommendations
Oct 16, 2014 ... ACL tears are a common knee injury that can cause pain and instability. Learn about treatment options, and the prognosis after sustaining an ...
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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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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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When Does a Partial ACL Tear Require Surgery? - Orthopedics
Sep 12, 2014 ... ACL injuries can either be complete or partial. When there is a partial ACL tear, a difficult decision about surgery needs to be made. An ACL ...
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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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ACL Injuries and Skiing- Causes, Treatment, and Prevention
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 ...
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Lachman Test - Knee Pain Examination-ACL Tear - Orthopedics
Sep 11, 2014 ... The Lachman test is the best test to diagnose an ACL tear. The test places stress on the ACL.
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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 ...
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Should My Child Have ACL Surgery? - Orthopedics - About.com
Sep 12, 2014 ... ACL tears are a major knee injury that often requires surgical reconstruction of the torn ligament. When this injury occurs in a child, there is ...
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Ligament Reconstruction Surgery for an ACL Tear - Orthopedics
May 21, 2014 ... An ACL tear is an injury to one of the four major knee ligaments. When an ACL tear occurs, the knee can become unstable, and potentially give ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/aclinjury/p/surgery.htm
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