Among athletes, no matter the sport, the words “ACL tear” are probably among the most dreaded. unfortunately, the incidence of ACL injuries among young athletes has dramatically increased over the last 10 years. At 3DPT we treat A LOT of patients with ACL injuries, but we know the best injury is the one that never happens! Over the next few weeks we’ll be sharing information about how to minimize the risk of ACL injuries and more about the recovery process if an ACL tear does occur. Check in with us every week for 3DPT’s Guide to ACL Prevention to learn more!
Agility, in relation to sports, is defined as “the rapid whole body movement with change of velocity or direction in response to a stimulus.” Or in other words, the ability to react quickly with speed […]
When it comes to ACL injuries, you might not think about poor core strength as a contributing factor. Similar to glute strength, core strength helps stabilize the knee with daily and sporting activities. The Clinical […]
It is estimated that 350,000 Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstructions are performed annually in the United States! (Nesseler et al., 2017) Athletes that participate in high-risk sports – sports that involve a lot of jumping, […]
The knee, and more specifically, the ACL, is one part of the body highly susceptible to injury, especially in young women. Female athletes commonly tear their ACLs in sports such as basketball and soccer. There […]
Among athletes, no matter the sport, the words “ACL tear” are probably among the most dreaded. The ACL, or Anterior Cruciate Ligament, is a ligament that provides stability to the knee. A tear to the […]