ACL

Are young female athletes at greater risk for ACL injuries?

Young female athletes are five times more likely to sustain an ACL tear than their male counterparts. This is especially common in explosive multidirectional sports like soccer or basketball. It’s important for girls to learn…

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ACL tears in athletes

“I heard it go ‘pop,’” an athlete says with dread. That sickening sound and a sudden pain in the knee point to the culprit: an ACL tear. Sports that demand sudden stops and quick lateral…

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