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Preoperative opioid users more likely to be on pain medications after ACL surgery

Preoperative opioid users more likely to be on pain medications after ACL surgery

Common surgical techniques for ACL repair offer improved quality of life five years after injury

Common surgical techniques for ACL repair offer improved quality of life five years after injury

Rat study reveals new treatment approach that could potentially prevent osteoarthritis

Rat study reveals new treatment approach that could potentially prevent osteoarthritis

Researchers highlight how biomarkers after ACL reconstruction may signal severity of PTOA later in life

Researchers highlight how biomarkers after ACL reconstruction may signal severity of PTOA later in life

Study finds high level of patient satisfaction after ACL reconstruction

Study finds high level of patient satisfaction after ACL reconstruction

Researchers seek to shed light on link between ACL and osteoarthritis

Researchers seek to shed light on link between ACL and osteoarthritis

Predominance of testosterone in males may explain sex difference in ACL injury rates

Predominance of testosterone in males may explain sex difference in ACL injury rates

Predominance of testosterone in males may explain disparate ACL injury rate between men and women

Predominance of testosterone in males may explain disparate ACL injury rate between men and women

Deployed military soldiers three times more likely to suffer non-combat musculoskeletal injuries

Deployed military soldiers three times more likely to suffer non-combat musculoskeletal injuries

New study aims to identify biomarkers linked to cartilage degradation in OA patients

New study aims to identify biomarkers linked to cartilage degradation in OA patients

Minimally invasive approach to ACL surgery reduces recovery time

Minimally invasive approach to ACL surgery reduces recovery time

Early strength training could help prevent ACL injuries in young women

Early strength training could help prevent ACL injuries in young women

Virtual reality simulation for ACL reconstruction

Virtual reality simulation for ACL reconstruction

CHLA researchers to discuss how novel 3-D motion analysis could be used to predict risk for ACL injuries

CHLA researchers to discuss how novel 3-D motion analysis could be used to predict risk for ACL injuries

Graft properties affect knee ligament surgery outcome more than surgical technique

Graft properties affect knee ligament surgery outcome more than surgical technique

Younger patients can benefit from ACL surgery

Younger patients can benefit from ACL surgery

New kind of knee surgery provides much needed relief for patients

New kind of knee surgery provides much needed relief for patients

Study finds that majority of athletes return to play after having knee surgery for ACL injury

Study finds that majority of athletes return to play after having knee surgery for ACL injury

Activity level predicts how well patients recover from injuries after treatment

Activity level predicts how well patients recover from injuries after treatment

Research suggests few risk factors that may point to possibility of ACL re-injury

Research suggests few risk factors that may point to possibility of ACL re-injury