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What is ACL reconstruction surgery?

An ACL reconstruction is a surgical replacement of the torn ACL.

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How is body tissue used in ACL reconstruction surgery?
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An ACL reconstruction using your own tissue is generally done with one of two types of tissues in th...
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What is the treatment for an anterior cruciate ligament or ACL injury?
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The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most important structures in the knee. It keeps y...
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What is an Achilles tendon rupture?
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The Achilles tendon connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. A rupture of the tendon means the te...
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What is an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear?
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The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a ligament inside your knee that keeps your knee and shinbon...
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