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6 Lower-Body Exercises Every Combat Athlete Should Add to Their Routine

Combat athletes are known for their lightning-quick reflexes and upper-body strength, but the real power in combat sports comes from having a balanced...

5 NFL Stars Reveal How They Came Back Faster, Stronger And Better Following ACL Surgery

Tearing an ACL can feel like a football player's worst nightmare. All that blood, sweat and tears you put into your game are gone in an instant. No...

How Concussions Increase ACL Injury Rates

Yes–athletes who have had a concussion are experiencing more lower-body injuries, which includes the dreaded ACL tear. But why? How can a brain injury...

Your Complete Guide to Recovering From an ACL Tear

You can't completely prevent a torn ACL, but you CAN decrease the incidence of non-contact injuries and reinjuries. When an athlete throws their body...

See the Latest Battle Armor in the Fight Against ACL Injuries

Every year, more than 100,000people undergo reconstructive surgery to repair torn ACLs, and hundreds of thousands more deal with other ACL-related...

Latest Videos in ACL prevention

Rebuilding a Champion: Carson Palmer's Grueling ACL Rehab

Pro Bowl QB Carson Palmer spent his off-season rehabbing from his second ACL surgery in hopes of making one last run at a Super Bowl championship. Tune in to see how he got his surgically repaired knee NFL-ready.

Rebuilding a Champion: Carson Palmer's Long Road Back from Injury

Pro Bowl quarterback Carson Palmer is battling back from his second torn ACL for one more shot at a Super Bowl title. Watch how hard he's working to get his knee, his skills and his conditioning back to elite form.

Rebuilding a Champion: How Carson Palmer Worked Himself Back into Playing Shape

Pro Bowl QB Carson Palmer endured rigorous workouts at Prolific Athletes in Carlsbard, California this off-season in an effort to get his strength and conditioning back to elite levels following his return from last season's ACL surgery.

Rebuiding a Champion: Carson Palmer Refines His Elite QB Skills

In addition to strengthening his knee and getting fit, Pro Bowl QB Carson Palmer dedicated himself to the fundamental skills of the QB position during his return from ACL surgery with the help of cutting-edge drills from his brother Jordan Palmer.

The Most Important Knee Ligament

Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Freddie Fu defines the purpose and importance of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).