Week 7: Rotational Stress

Week 7: Rotational Stress

Now that we are all familiar with the susceptibility of ACL tears or ruptures in all forms of sport, let’s dive into one of the less understood duties of the ACL, rotational stress. As far as non-contact ACL injuries go we have looked at the common mechanisms such as... Read more>>

 

Week 11:  Joe Burrow

Week 11: Joe Burrow

At a Glance – Player: Joe Burrow Position: Quarterback Team: Cincinnati Bengals Injury: Torn ACL, MCL, “other structural issues” Projected Recovery Time: 9-12 months Joe Burrow’s debut in the NFL was one of the most anticipated this year. The beloved Louisiana... Read more>>

 

Week 2:  Saquon Barkley

Week 2: Saquon Barkley

At a Glance – Player: Saquon Barkley Position: Running back Team: New York Giants Injury: Torn ACL Projected Recovery Time: 6-10 months In Greater Detail – If you had to name the top 5 running backs in the NFL, Saquon Barkley is without a doubt on your... Read more>>

 

Week 6: Agility

Week 6: Agility

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 or direction changes when you need to.  Agility is an... Read more>>

 

Week 5: Core

Week 5: Core

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 Practice Guidelines published by the Journal of... Read more>>