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Acl Surgery

Female Athletes Up to 8 Times More Likely to Have ACL Injuries -- This Video Can Help

Kate Carr | Posted 10.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Kate Carr

Female athletes are eight times more likely to have ACL injuries than male athletes. There are plenty of theories for this discrepancy ranging from physical differences to hormone levels. Either way, there are stretches and exercises all athletes can do to help prevent these injuries.

The Joys of Knee Surgery

Dori Hartley | Posted 10.01.2013 | Comedy
Dori Hartley

I can't really say there's anything stranger or less understandable than having your surgeon approach you minutes after you've woken up in the recovery room to tell you exactly what he just did to your completely immobilized naked body.

Football Season Means ACL Tears

Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 12.14.2012 | Sports
Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are one of the more common injuries to the knee, and the incidence of such tears is even greater in high-demand athletes. Unfortunately, football stars Darrelle Revis of the New York Jets and Brian Cushing of the Texans can attest to this firsthand.

Rehab Before Surgery For ACL Tears In Amateur Athletes

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — Attention, weekend athletes: Don't be too quick to agree to surgery for a common type of knee ligament tear. A study of Swedish amat...