Ligament tear

Discover the most effective treatment options for ligament tears and get back on track to an active and pain-free lifestyle. Find out how to heal and prevent future injuries.
The ACL is the most commonly injured knee ligament. Sports injuries usually cause ACL tears. If you tear your ACL, you’ll probably need surgery to repair it. Most people who tear their ACL make a full recovery and resume playing sports with no long-term consequences. The recovery time for a torn ACL is usually six to nine months.

The ACL is the most commonly injured knee ligament. Sports injuries usually cause ACL tears. If you tear your ACL, you’ll probably need surgery to repair it. Most people who tear their ACL make a full recovery and resume playing sports with no long-term consequences. The recovery time for a torn ACL is usually six to nine months.

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Science Optics on Instagram: "Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery. - - - A partial or complete tear of the ACL in the knee is a common injury among athletes. - - In ACL reconstruction surgery, a new ACL is made from a graft of replacement tissue from one of two sources: 1) a portion of the patient's own hamstring, quadriceps or patellar tendon 2) an allograft (tissue from a human organ donor) - - The type of graft used for each patient is determined on a case-by-case basis. - - ACL reconstruction surgery is performed using minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques, in which a combination of fiber optics, small incisions and small instruments are used. A somewhat larger incision is needed, however, to obtain the tissue graft. - - ACL reconstruction is an outpatient ( Instagram, Arthroscopic Knee Surgery, Anterior Cruciate Ligament, Acl Reconstruction Surgery, Knee Injury, Acl Knee, Knee Surgery, Acl Ligament, Acl Surgery

Science Optics on Instagram: "Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery. - - - A partial or complete tear of the ACL in the knee is a common injury among athletes. - - In ACL reconstruction surgery, a new ACL is made from a graft of replacement tissue from one of two sources: 1) a portion of the patient's own hamstring, quadriceps or patellar tendon 2) an allograft (tissue from a human organ donor) - - The type of graft used for each patient is determined on a case-by-case…

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