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ACL

Patient Story

‘Not the end of the world’

A young athlete overcomes an ACL tear with the help of a forward-thinking doctor and a relatively new treatment.

‘Did I hear something pop?’

Using reconstructive knee surgery, a Michigan man overcomes a gruesome injury to run the Boston Marathon.

His and her knee injuries occur the same way

New evidence suggests that landing on a hyperextended knee is the most dangerous situation for ACL tears.

Knee injuries spike to ‘epidemic’ level in soccer players

From Michigan to Europe, ACL tears are on the rise. But with proper training and smart scheduling, many of these injuries can be prevented.

Pay slam-dunk attention to knee and ankle injuries

Prevention and proper management are key to a healthy basketball season.

Patient Story

‘It’s not the end of the world’

For a guy who doesn’t like needles, Josh Sheldon breezed through surgery on a damaged ACL and torn meniscus.

Ouch! How to tell if you have a sprain, a strain or a tear

They're not the same and some types of injuries take longer than others to heal.

Keeping knees injury-free

With jumps and conditioning exercises, a camp aims to keep high school athletes in the game.

Patient Story

Soccer injury won’t sideline this athlete

It’s been called the nastiest injury in sports—but Brad Reed wouldn't let a torn ACL keep him from the game he loves.

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