Young Athletes Risk Further Damage by Delaying Treatment for ACL Injuries

Posted on June 27, 2016

ACL injuries have been increasing in frequency among young athletes in recent years. These are serious injuries in older athletes that usually require surgery in order to return to sports. They can present a particularly challenging dilemma in skeletally immature athletes in terms of treatment options and the timing of surgery.  A study presented at […]

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Second ACL Injuries 6 Times More Likely After Reconstruction

Posted on July 14, 2013

CHICAGO, IL – Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) surgery is a common knee injury procedure, but the overall incidence rate of having to go through it again within 24 months is 6 times greater than someone who has never had an ACL tear, according to researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society […]

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