Anterior Cruciate Ligament

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Prevent ACL Injuries With This Hamstring-Focused Workout

An Injury to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament, or ACL, was once a career ending injury. Thankfully, we now see instances where athletes recover from ACL...

By: Daniel Payseur

Can a 10-Minute Warm-Up Prevent ACL Tears?

Risk of injury is something all athletes face when they put on a uniform. Some injuries—like ACL tears, for example—require expensive surgerie...

By: Annie Koeblitz

What Happens After an ACL Tear?

Every year between 250,000 and 300,000 athletes undergo the long and arduous process of recovering from an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear, ...

By: Skyword

3 Exercises to Prevent ACL Injuries

ACL injuries are unavoidable in sports. However, many ACL injuries could have been avoided with better preparation prior to competition. Although prev...

By: Pete Holman

What Is the ACL?

The anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, is the most often injured part of the knee. The ACL supports many actions commonly performed in sports, like...

By: Ryan Colquhoun

Latest Videos in Anterior Cruciate Ligament

The Most Important Knee Ligament

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

Healing the ACL

Dr. Freddie Fu, orthopaedic surgeon, explains three recovery options after tearing an ACL.

ACL Surgery Options

Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Freddie Fu explains the different surgery methods for repairing a torn ACL.

What Makes an ACL Surgery Successful

Find out about the reliability of surgery for a torn ACL.

Why Time is Crucial for ACL Recovery

Dr. Freddie Fu, orthopaedic surgeon, explains why it’s best to await ACL recovery before hitting the field.