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Study: Dual energy CT effective in evaluating ER department patients with ACL tears

Study: Dual energy CT effective in evaluating ER department patients with ACL tears

New data shows overall effectiveness of ACL surgery

New data shows overall effectiveness of ACL surgery

Patients with low-grade ACL injuries from skiing can heal without surgery

Patients with low-grade ACL injuries from skiing can heal without surgery

ACL injuries on the rise among young athletes

ACL injuries on the rise among young athletes

Rehabilitation challenges need for surgical ACL repair

Rehabilitation challenges need for surgical ACL repair

Study: 60% of all ACL reconstructions could be avoided in favour of rehabilitation

Study: 60% of all ACL reconstructions could be avoided in favour of rehabilitation

Menstrual cycle alters muscle activation patterns in female athletes

Menstrual cycle alters muscle activation patterns in female athletes

Factors linked to cruciate injury in ski racers uncovered

Factors linked to cruciate injury in ski racers uncovered

Patients undergoing repeat ACL surgery are unlikely to return to prior activity levels

Patients undergoing repeat ACL surgery are unlikely to return to prior activity levels

Study demonstrates superiority of AE technique for ACL reconstruction in children

Study demonstrates superiority of AE technique for ACL reconstruction in children

Women more likely to have different set of sports injuries than men

Women more likely to have different set of sports injuries than men

Safe-exercise tips from AAOS

Safe-exercise tips from AAOS

Study: ACL injury mechanism involves combination of factors

Study: ACL injury mechanism involves combination of factors

Not many football players return to play after reconstructive ACL surgery

Not many football players return to play after reconstructive ACL surgery

Children with delayed ACL reconstruction have higher rates of knee injuries

Children with delayed ACL reconstruction have higher rates of knee injuries

Primary ACL reconstruction improves quality of life and sports functionality for athletes

Primary ACL reconstruction improves quality of life and sports functionality for athletes

RI Hospital to study treatment that may prevent post-traumatic OA

RI Hospital to study treatment that may prevent post-traumatic OA

Female soccer players more likely to suffer stress fracture or ligament injury

Female soccer players more likely to suffer stress fracture or ligament injury

Study may explain why women have higher rate of ACL injuries than men

Study may explain why women have higher rate of ACL injuries than men

Tips to avoid snowboarding and ski injuries

Tips to avoid snowboarding and ski injuries