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ACL Injury Treatment Worcester, MA

Prevent Ski Injuries This Winter

Reduce your risk of ski injuries this winter with an ounce of prevention. If you haven’t planned a ski vacation yet, you better start making calls. Before you know it, spring will be on its way and you’ll have missed your chance. But, if your skis have been gathering dust for a few years,  or… Read More »


ACL Injury Treatment Worcester, MA

I Think I Tore My ACL

There are times when you react so quickly to something happening  that you remember details afterwards that you didn’t even remember processing in the moment. Those quick reflexes can help you avoid hitting a deer, jump over an obstacle, or catch your falling child. But those quick movements can also lead to ACL injuries. Specifically,… Read More »


ACL Injury Treatment Worcester, MA

Did I just injure my ACL?

An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is a tear in one of the knee ligaments. This ligament connects the upper and lower leg bones and keeps the knee in a stable position. As with other body parts, the ACL gets weaker as we age. What is responsible for causing ACL injuries? If the knee joint… Read More »


Don’t Get Sidelined by an ACL Injury

The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is one of four ligaments that help stabilize the knee joint and keep the lower leg from sliding too far forward. When you play sports that involve quick changes in motion like football, basketball or soccer, you are at greater risk for ACL injury. And if when this type of… Read More »


How Can ACL Reconstruction Surgery Help You?

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is a procedure that involves replacing the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee, often performed when the ligament is severely injured (or torn). Take a closer look at what exactly this procedure entails and how it can restore functionality to the knee. What Exactly is ACL Reconstruction Surgery? A torn… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 30 2015
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Why are Girls at a Greater Risk for ACL Injuries?

The anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL runs diagonally across the knee to connect the thigh and shin bones. A torn ACL is the most common knee injury sustained by athletes, but many studies suggest that young female athletes are at a higher risk for ACL injuries than boys. Why are ACL Injuries More Prevalent in… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2014
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Study Says Young Girls at Higher Risk for ACL Injury Than Boys

A new study suggests that young girls are more prone to ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries than boys. The study reports that lack of physical training for young athletes and puberty are to blame. Let’s take a closer look at the link between ACL injuries and young athletes. What causes ACL injuries? Sports that involve… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 29 2014
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