Can You Play Sports After a Torn ACL

Can You Play Sports After a Torn ACL

Monday, April 01, 2019

A torn ACL or “anterior cruciate ligament” is a painful, yet unfortunately common injury for athletes across many different sports. Some ACL tears require surgery whereas others can be treated through physical therapy. With a recent rise in the number of ACL injuries requiring surgery in children and young athletes, it is important to stay educated and informed on the dangers of ACL injuries, how they occur, and if/when you or your child will be able to play sports after suffering a torn ACL. Read more

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I ruptured my ACL. Do I need surgery?

I ruptured my ACL. Do I need surgery?

Monday, February 04, 2019

So you’ve ruptured your Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)? Chances are you did it skiing or playing soccer or oztag or in some other activity that challenged the stability of your knee. Read more

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The ins and outs of ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) graft options - the pro and cons of graft choice

The ins and outs of ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) graft options - the pro and cons of graft choice

Monday, January 14, 2019

So you’ve ruptured your Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)? Chances are you did it skiing or playing soccer or oztag or in some other activity that challenged the stability of your knee. If you want to continue performing these activities, chances are you will need to have surgery to repair / replace your ACL. There are many graft options now available and the aim of this article is to arm you with some information to help you make your decision. It is important to realise that some graft options have been along longer than others and hence have more long-term data associated with them. Read more

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