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Researchers develop synthetic scaffolds for tendon and ligament regeneration

Researchers develop synthetic scaffolds for tendon and ligament regeneration

Study identifies factor essential for tendon growth

Study identifies factor essential for tendon growth

Repetitive knee stress and lack of rest can be major causes of ACL failure

Repetitive knee stress and lack of rest can be major causes of ACL failure

Study explores augmented ACL reconstruction procedure

Study explores augmented ACL reconstruction procedure

Young players may need one-year rehab time after knee surgery

Young players may need one-year rehab time after knee surgery

Additional surgical procedure may reduce risk of ACL re-injury in young athletes

Additional surgical procedure may reduce risk of ACL re-injury in young athletes

Oral contraceptives may reduce risk of ACL tears in women

Oral contraceptives may reduce risk of ACL tears in women

BFR therapy as part of rehabilitation following ACL surgery may slow bone loss

BFR therapy as part of rehabilitation following ACL surgery may slow bone loss

NUS researchers make muscle recovery easier for patients with ingenious medical device

NUS researchers make muscle recovery easier for patients with ingenious medical device

Cleveland Clinic awarded $6 million NIH grant to study techniques used for ACL reconstruction

Cleveland Clinic awarded $6 million NIH grant to study techniques used for ACL reconstruction

Preventing ACL injuries in high school athletes

Preventing ACL injuries in high school athletes

Knee reconstructions are on the rise among the youth in Australia

Knee reconstructions are on the rise among the youth in Australia

ACL tears occur the same way in women and men, study finds

ACL tears occur the same way in women and men, study finds

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 disparate ACL injury rate between men and women

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