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Young athletes who fail to score 90% on fitness tests have higher risk of second knee injury

Young athletes who fail to score 90% on fitness tests have higher risk of second knee injury

Addition of lateral extra-articular tenodesis to hamstring autograft reduces graft failure

Addition of lateral extra-articular tenodesis to hamstring autograft reduces graft failure

Researchers investigate whether platelet-rich plasma therapy can reduce risk of meniscus repair

Researchers investigate whether platelet-rich plasma therapy can reduce risk of meniscus repair

Mini MRI device could help diagnose knee injuries more quickly and accurately

Mini MRI device could help diagnose knee injuries more quickly and accurately

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

CPM for knee or shoulder surgery patients: Benefit applies only to two therapeutic indications

CPM for knee or shoulder surgery patients: Benefit applies only to two therapeutic indications

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

New OIC study may help reduce overuse of opioids by adolescents

New OIC study may help reduce overuse of opioids by adolescents

Study suggests optimal length of opioid pain prescriptions for common surgical procedures

Study suggests optimal length of opioid pain prescriptions for common surgical procedures

Girls have higher risk for sports-related injuries than boys

Girls have higher risk for sports-related injuries than boys

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