ACLR & Returning to Running

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ACLR: “When Can I Run Again?” Physical therapists are often asked “when can I run again?” after an ACL injury or surgery. The honest answer is “it depends”. There are many factors that impact when we can provide an accurate answer to that question. Each individual is dealing with unique circumstances specific to their own…

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ACL Injury & Movement Patterns

An ACL injury is a common experience that can be avoided through awareness. ACL tears are non-contact injuries that are related to a deficit in eccentric control during cutting, running, or jumping. As a result, these activities produce high-intensity loading to the tissues of the knee. This can cause the ligaments to fail if your…

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Early ACL Rehab Goals

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Early ACL Rehab Goals Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most common knee injuries among athletes. It is estimated by the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine that 150,000 ACL injuries occur each year. The majority of these injuries require surgical intervention to repair the ACL. A thorough rehabilitation plan of care following surgery…

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