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Reader Stories: How I Tore My ACL

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ACL tears are an injury to one of the major knee ligaments. Often a sports injury, ACL tears can cause significant pain, and sideline an athlete for months. There are different ways to tear an ACL, but everyone has a story. Share how you tore your ACL, and what you learned from the events of that injury.

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Tell us what you were doing when your tore your ACL.
What happened when the ACL was torn? Did you know it was torn right away?

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Was there anything you could have done to avoid your ACL injury?

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