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Latest Anterior cruciate ligament injury Stories

2014-08-28 16:26:47

NEW PROGRAM PREVENTS AND MENDS ACL DAMAGE CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fall sports have begun and, for many young athletes, painful anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries will follow. According to a recent study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, ACL injuries in athletes who are under 18 years of age have increased over the past two decades, especially among those who play football, soccer and basketball. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons estimates that...

2014-08-19 16:25:41

CHICAGO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the rising numbers of ACL injuries sustained by athletes of all ages, Accelerated Physical Therapy is now offering a complimentary ACL injury screen to help determine if an athlete is at risk for sustaining an ACL strain or tear. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120118/CG37630LOGO The 30-minute assessment is performed by a highly trained physical therapist specializing in preventing and treating ACL injuries, including strains and tears. The...

2014-07-31 16:26:07

CHICAGO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alarmed by skyrocketing numbers of athletes with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association (IATA) and sports medicine physicians at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) are urging coaches and athletic directors to institute anterior cruciate ligament, ACL, injury screenings for all young athletes and prevention programs for those more vulnerable to ACL injuries. The ACL is a ligament that connects the...

2014-07-23 12:27:13

CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: First it was concussions, and now a new injury has physicians and athletic trainers alarmed because of skyrocketing numbers of young athletes - especially females - who are impacted. You are invited to a press briefing about the "epidemic" proportions of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries and the efforts by Illinois athletic trainers...

2014-07-23 08:30:52

Targeted approach to aid in post-injury healing creates an entirely new category in the $30 billion fast-growing domestic nutrition supplement marketplace NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nutrition For Healing® LLC today announces that MEND(TM), a nutrient dense speciality medical dietary supplement designed to aid healing from musculoskeletal injuries and surgeries, is now available through leading medical facilities in New York City and will be nationwide by the end...

2014-07-11 23:05:32

Re-tearing a repaired knee Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) happens all too frequently, however a recent study being presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting suggests that identification and patient education regarding modifiable risk factors may minimize the chance of a future ACL tear. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Re-tearing a repaired knee Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) happens all too frequently, however a recent study...

2014-07-11 23:05:30

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstructions occur more than 200,000 times a year, but the type of material used to create a new ligament may determine how long you stay in the game, say researchers presenting their work today at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM). Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstructions occur more than 200,000 times a year, but the type of material used to create a new ligament...

2014-07-10 23:08:02

Young patients who wait for ACL surgery may be at increased risk for secondary knee injuries, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting. The study adds to existing research noting the risk of secondary meniscal and chondral injuries in pediatric patients. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Young patients who wait for ACL surgery may be at increased risk for secondary knee injuries, according to research...

2014-06-10 23:16:12

The one-day program will lead coaches through sessions on dynamic warm-ups, ACL injury prevention, and speed and agility. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Calling all coaches looking to prepare their athletes for success next season on their fields and courts of play! Tidewater Physical Therapy’s Newport News Performance Center will host a daylong seminar for high school and college coaches of all sports June 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The seminar, free to attend, will combine...

2014-05-21 23:15:27

Ways And Exercises To Prevent Sports Injuries Like Sprain And Strain, a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers a wide range of preventive strategies for sports injuries. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Sports injuries can happen when people exercise or play sports. Ways And Exercises To Prevent Sports Injuries Like Sprain And Strain, a new report created by Preeti Verma on the site Vkool.com, shows simple and easy tips and advice on how to avoid sports injuries such as sprains and...


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