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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
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 injuries. About ...
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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 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 ...
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ACL Injury Prevention Tips for Athletes - Sports Medicine - About.com
May 20, 2014 ... ACL injuries are common in sports that involve sudden changes of direction, such as football, and soccer. Most are non-contact injuries that ...
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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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Can ACL Tears Be Prevented? Prevention of ACL Tears in Women
Prevention of ACL tears has been a focus of recent research in an effort to help ... at the Santa Monica Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Research Foundation.
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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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ACL Tears Are More Common in Women and Girls - Orthopedics
Female athletes are known to have a higher risk of injuring their anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, while participating in competitive sports. The chance of ACL ...
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Surgery After ACL Tear - Should I Have ACL Surgery - Orthopedics
Jan 1, 2014 ... The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of four major knee ligaments. ACL tears are a common sports-related injury, and often requires ...
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