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Latest Anterior cruciate ligament injury Stories

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...

2014-05-08 16:22:59

New study shows training could save $275 per athlete, per season in injury-related costs ROSEMENT, Ill., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As participation in high-demand sports such as basketball and soccer has increased over the past decade, so has the number of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in teens and young adults. In a study appearing today in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) (a research summary was presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American...

2014-04-04 23:00:57

Surgeons at La Peer Health Systems in Beverly Hills, California explain a new study regarding the dangers of not warming up before physical activity. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 A new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons suggests that altering how sports teams warm up could significantly reduce the likelihood of athletes sustaining a knee injury. With the number of knee ACL injuries on the rise, this information is now more...

2014-03-24 23:00:07

Research led by doctors from NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center finds that universal neuromuscular training—which focuses on the optimal way to bend, jump, land, and pivot the knee—is an effective and inexpensive way for adolescent athletes to avoid anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) sprains and tears. The findings were presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) on March 14, 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 25, 2014...

2014-03-21 12:24:15

AKRON, Ohio, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's well known that female athletes suffer up to eight times more painful, season-ending anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries than their male counterparts. Now researchers from Akron Children's Hospital and the University of Akron believe genes may explain the difference. Their study, presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, identified differences in genetic material of ACL tissue of young men...

2014-03-17 12:27:35

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ACL injuries are extremely common, especially in pivoting sports. The injury involves a torn ligament and produces instability in the shorter term. Although skiers and sports enthusiasts are usually aware of the short term issues associated with ACL injury, the risk of dramatic and debilitating long term consequences are well known in the medical community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/MM45506LOGO...


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