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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 difficult are ACL repairs?
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Why does the outside of my leg hurt after I have rolled my ankle?
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The most common way to roll your ankle is inversion. Sometimes when this occurs, the lower porti...
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What causes an ACL injury?
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Can repetitive stress injuries be prevented?
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