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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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Should I Wear a Knee Brace After ACL Surgery? - Orthopedics
ACL tears may require surgical treatment to reconstruct the torn ligament. ... What about the use of knee braces once I'm ready to return to sports? Again, this is a ...
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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.
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ACL and PCL Injuries of the Knee - Causes ... - Sports Medicine
3 days ago ... Information about Ligament Injuries of the knee: ACL, PCL, MCL and LCL Anterior and Posterior Cruciate Ligament and Medial and Lateral ...
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ACL Tear Surgery Rehab - How Long Does Does It Take?
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 way of being ...
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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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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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Can ACL Tears Be Prevented? Prevention of ACL Tears in Women
Sep 14, 2014 ... ACL tears are significant injuries for athletes, and they require ... at the Santa Monica Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Research Foundation.
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