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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: 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 ...
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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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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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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
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 ...
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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 ...
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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 Injury and Female Athletes - Sports Medicine - About.com
Jun 19, 2014 ... Despite not knowing exactly what causes women to suffer more ACL injuries, many women's sports programs have implemented ACL injury ...
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Truths and Myths About Tiger Woods' ACL Tear - Orthopedics
Jun 20, 2008 ... Some people who tear an ACL don't have complaints of instability even when doing sports, others have instability episodes with even simple ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/famousinjuries/p/tigerwoods.htm
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