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What increases my risk for ACL injuries?

People involved in high-contact sports, like soccer, basketball, volleyball and football, and high-injury accidents are more susceptible to ACL injuries.

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Why may I need ACL surgery?
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What is the treatment for an anterior cruciate ligament or ACL injury?
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What are the symptoms of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury?
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How can knee ligaments be repaired?
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