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ACL Tears: Sign, Symptoms and Treatment Recommendations
ACL tears are a common knee injury that can cause pain and instability. Learn about treatment options, and the prognosis after sustaining an ACL tear.
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Information about anterior cruciate ligament injuries - ACL tears ...
Discussions of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears. Injuries to the ACL can require surgical reconstruction for treatment. Learn about ACL tears, treatment ...
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Can ACL Tears Be Prevented? Prevention of ACL Tears in Women
Injuries to the ACL can be devastating, and may require surgery and a prolonged rehabilitation. Rates of ACL tears are especially high in women; about 8 times ...
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High Demand Sports Associated With ACL Injury - About Orthopedics
Other sports do not require an ACL for most athletes. Patients who participate in high demand sports usually require surgery after an ACL tear to return to ...
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When Does a Partial ACL Tear Require Surgery? - About Orthopedics
The treatment of partial ACL tears is a controversial topic. Most surgeons agree that the critical factor is the functional limitations on the patients, not the actual ...
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Signs and Symptoms of an ACL Tear - About Orthopedics
An ACL tear most often occurs during sports or athletic events. About 80% of ACL tears occur without contact with another athlete. The most typical story is an ...
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Ligament Reconstruction Surgery for an ACL Tear - About Orthopedics
May 21, 2014 ... Surgery is a common treatment for an ACL tear. Learn about making a decision to have ACL reconstruction surgery and what questions to ask.
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ACL Tears Are More Common in Women and Girls
ACL tears are much more common in women and girls compared to males. Learn about the risk of ACL tear in female athletes, and why it is so high.
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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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Neuromuscular Training For Prevention of ACL Tears
Recent research has focused on the prevention of ACL tears with the use of neuromuscular training. Neuromuscular training is used to teach proper ...
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