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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

Universal neuromuscular training helps avoid ACL sprains and tears

Universal neuromuscular training helps avoid ACL sprains and tears

Aperion Biologics receives CE Mark approval for Z-Lig ACLR device

Aperion Biologics receives CE Mark approval for Z-Lig ACLR device

Adolescents who have ACL reconstruction are more likely to demonstrate osteoarthritic changes later in life

Adolescents who have ACL reconstruction are more likely to demonstrate osteoarthritic changes later in life

Study finds gene expression differences in male and female athletes with ACL injuries

Study finds gene expression differences in male and female athletes with ACL injuries

Scientists honored for orthopedic breakthroughs at 2014 AAOS Annual Meeting

Scientists honored for orthopedic breakthroughs at 2014 AAOS Annual Meeting

Knee surgery for type of meniscus tear can involve difficult tradeoff

Knee surgery for type of meniscus tear can involve difficult tradeoff

Surgeons discover unknown ligament in human knee

Surgeons discover unknown ligament in human knee

Two surgeons discover previously unknown ligament in the human knee

Two surgeons discover previously unknown ligament in the human knee

Experts offer tips for preventing and coping with osteoarthritis

Experts offer tips for preventing and coping with osteoarthritis

Combination of body type, landing techniques may be responsible for ACL injuries

Combination of body type, landing techniques may be responsible for ACL injuries

Research: Every 25 secs, a young athlete suffers serious sports injury

Research: Every 25 secs, a young athlete suffers serious sports injury

Study suggests shape of knee can determine need for ACL reconstruction after ACL tear

Study suggests shape of knee can determine need for ACL reconstruction after ACL tear

New drug target may prevent consequences of ACL tear in athletes

New drug target may prevent consequences of ACL tear in athletes

Warm-up can prevent ACL injuries in military cadets

Warm-up can prevent ACL injuries in military cadets

Running or jumping may worsen cartilage damage, MIT engineers find

Running or jumping may worsen cartilage damage, MIT engineers find