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How can knee ligaments be repaired?

Knee ligament reconstruction replaces a torn ligament in the knee, with ACL reconstruction falling into this category.

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How can I prevent ACL injuries?
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Are ACL injuries more common in males or females?
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Women are more prone to ACL injuries than men due to hormonal cycles, and the fact that women use di...
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Why may I need ACL surgery?
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What is jersey finger?
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