Category Archives for Torn ACL

Scared to go under the knife for his ACL tear

-+*Stefan H. understands that some times one has to endure pain in order to get to the next level. From the expected pains you would expect a collegiate track and field athlete to experience to get to his level, one level of pain he was nervous about was to “go under the knife” for his […]

RG3 Makes a Comeback from Torn ACL

-+*­­Feeling the pain of a sports injury? Last January, Redskins RG3 was put on the disabled list for his knee injury but was able to overcome the few months it required to recuperate and took the field for the first time this past Monday night when Redskins faced the Eagles.  Even though the results were […]

New ACL Procedure Reduces Risks

Date: 14 Jun 2013
Category: ACL Injury Torn ACL

-+*Knee Injury Sets Back Athlete Common in such cutting sports as basketball and baseball, a torn ACL can set an athlete back for several months to a year while holding with it a lot of variables for recovery time. This past April, third baseman Scott Sizemore, of the Oakland Athletics, was put back on the […]

PRP Injection most effective treatment in healing and improved outcomes to sport injuries

Date: 06 May 2013

-+*Early Detection Reduces Injury When the discomfort in Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinkes right elbow continued to persist back in mid-March the physician recommended a relatively new non-surgical procedure called Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections. Greinke accepted the PRP injections for his elbow pain from Dodgers team doctor, Dr. Neal ElAttrache, and just weeks later Greinke is pitching […]

Hope for Athletes with ACL Injuries

-+*Purpose, Drive and Resolve. As we all gasped this past weekend as we watch Robert Griffin III further injure his torn ACL and LCL when the Redskins were knocked out of the Playoffs, we are reminded that there can still be an exciting future after knee surgery.  We hope that RG3’s will have a fast […]

What is a torn ACL?

Date: 08 Jul 2012

-+*The knee joins your upper leg bone (the femur) with the lower leg bone (the tibia) in a joint that’s strong and flexible. Four ligaments hold the two bones in the proper positions relative to one another, and the Anterior Cruciate Ligament or “ACL” is one of them. ACL injuries include full or partial tears of the […]

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