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  • What You Need to Know About Female ACL Tears

    Source: HSS

    What is an ACL? The ACL is the Anterior Cruciate Ligament, or one of two crossing ligaments in the middle of the knee. Basically, the ligaments are soft tissue bands that stabilize the knee. The function of the ACL is to prevent the tibia from moving too far forward on the femur.

    What is an ACL tear? ACL tears are one of the more common knee injuries that people are aware of given that (relatively) high numbers of these injuries happen in professional and recreational sports. Most likely, you or someone you know has had an ACL injury. ACL tears commonly happen with cutting, pivoting, and jumping sports such as soccer, basketball, football, lacrosse, and volleyball.

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  • Improvements in ACL surgery may help prevent knee osteoarthritis

    Source: Medical Xpress

    Injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee frequently leads to early-onset osteoarthritis, a painful condition that can occur even if the patient has undergone ACL reconstruction to prevent its onset. A new review looks at the ability of two different reconstruction techniques to restore normal knee motion and potentially slow degenerative changes

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  • Care of Shoulder Pain in the Overhead Athlete

    Source: Healio

    Shoulder complaints are common in the overhead athlete. Understanding the biomechanics of throwing and swimming requires understanding the importance of maintaining the glenohumeral relationship of the shoulder.

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  • Treatment of Locked Posterior Shoulder Dislocation With Bone Defect

    Source: Healio

    Locked posterior shoulder dislocation is an uncommon condition and is associated with a reverse Hill-Sachs lesion in 50% of cases. The condition is likely to occur in cases of violent trauma, seizures, or electric shock. Unrecognized dislocation with humeral head fracture affects joint function and humeral head vascularity and may lead to chronic instability, osteonecrosis, and osteoarthritis.

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