ACL tears are occurring with alarming frequency. Most people are told to have ACL surgery soon after the injury. Many people are under the false assumption
Why Some Athletes Never Return to Sports After ACL Surgery
ACL injuries are incredibly difficult for most athletes to handle. The injury is just first blood drawn in a long battle. The surgery is painful. Recovery
Did I Tear My ACL?
Most ACL injuries occur after a non-contact twisting injury. ACL tears can also occur after being struck on the side of your leg. Most athletes will pivot or
Does ACL Surgery Prevent Arthritis?
ACL tears are far more common than in the past. Up until recently our primary goal of ACL surgery was to stabilize your knee to prevent further damage. It
Do I Need a Brace After ACL Surgery?
Bracing after ACL surgery has been recommended for many reasons. But there is no evidence to support routine bracing after ACL surgery. Some propose that it
Video Series: Which ACL Graft To Choose?
Choosing the right ACL graft for you is important. There are many tissues or grafts available to use to reconstruct or rebuild your ACL
How Long Does It Take To Recover From ACL Surgery?
ACL surgery requires an extensive, specific and long recovery. The ACL recovery process is long in order to limit your risk of reinjury and to give you the
Physical Therapy Before ACL Surgery Improves Your Results
When you tear your anterior cruciate ligament or ACL your knee swells with blood. When the knee swells, that triggers a cascade of events which causes you to
ACL Graft Choice: Which One Fails More Often?
Athletes with a torn ACL in their knee often complain of instability and giving way. An ACL reconstruction should restore stability of the knee and enable an
Can ACL Tears Be Repaired?
Tears of the anterior cruciate ligament or ACL have become commonplace on the ball fields across the world. ACL injuries are usually treated with a
The Bridge ACL Surgery: Is An ACL Repair Possible?
Upwards of 400,000 people will tear their ACL this year. Many of those athletes will choose to have surgery for their ACL injury in order to allow them to
Can I Return To Sports After Revision ACL Surgery
ACL injuries have been steadily increasing in incidence for years. Children and adults alike often elect to undergo an ACL reconstruction in the hopes of