Anterior Cruciate Ligament
How core training can reduce the chance of sustaining an ACL injury.
The rupture of an athlete’s Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is painful and distressing. It requires surgery to repair and then a lengthy rehabilitation process before the athlete can return to [...]
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...
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 surgeries and prolonged rehabilitation—meaning weeks or months away from [...]
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, according to Dallas Mavericks team physician Dr. Tarek [...]
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 preventative exercises are often seen as boring and time [...]
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 stopping suddenly and changing direction [...]
3 ACL Injury Prevention Exercises for Women
It's a fact that girls have a higher risk of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries than guys. Some studies show that women face up to a 10 times higher risk [...]