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What is ACL reconstruction surgery?

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

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What should I expect after having ACL surgery?
Intermountain HealthcareIntermountain Healthcare
After anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery, you will be taken to a recovery area ...
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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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Why are females more at risk for ACL injuries?
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We are still learning about how injuries to the ligaments are different in women and men. One theory...
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What is muscle injury?
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Muscle injury is caused by strain from overexertion or a sudden twist. Muscle injuries can either be...
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