Multiple ACL Surgery Techniques Effective in Helping Athletes Return to Play Orthopaedic surgeons have debated the effectiveness of the single versus double-bundle method of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair for years. However new data shows both techniques lead to similarly effective outcomes for patients.
ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament, injuries of the knee are common among certain types of athletes, and may require surgery to restore full function of your knee. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, football, basketball and soccer players who participate in high-demand levels of those sports have an increased risk for ACL...
The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) helps keep the knee stable, and prevents it from sliding forward. When you have a Torn ACL, your knee can become painful and unstable. These stretches and exercises are for a non-operative or pre-operative injury. See Doctor Jo’s blog post about this at: http://www.askdoctorjo.com/content/acl-tear-stretches-exercises
Why Women Are at Greater Risk for ACL Injury When They Jump. Women are at greater risk for knee injuries than men, especially ACL tears. Now a new study adds insight as to why women suffer from more torn anterior cruciate ligaments than men. Find out more and discover ways to reduce your risk for a torn ACL.