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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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Can ACL Tears Be Prevented? Prevention of ACL Tears in Women
Sep 14, 2014 ... ACL tears are significant injuries for athletes, and they require extensive rehabilitation after surgery. Prevention of ACL tears has been a focus ...
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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 ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/aclinjury/p/symptoms.htm
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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ACL Tears Are More Common in Women and Girls - Orthopedics
Sep 11, 2014 ... 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 ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/aclinjury/f/women.htm
Ligament Reconstruction Surgery for an ACL Tear - 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.
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/aclinjury/p/surgery.htm
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 ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/aclinjury/f/children.htm
Neuromuscular Training For Prevention of ACL Tears - Orthopedics
Sep 14, 2014 ... Recent research has focused on the prevention of ACL tears with the use of neuromuscular training. Neuromuscular training is used to teach ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/aclinjury/f/neuromuscular.htm
When Does a Partial ACL Tear Require Surgery? - 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 ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/aclinjury/f/partial.htm
ACL Injury Prevention Tips for Athletes - Sports Medicine - About.com
Athletes can reduce their risk of ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries by adding training drills that require balance, and combined strength and speed.
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/injuryprevention/a/ACL_prevention.htm
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