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Friday Jul 11 | Reuters

Early ACL surgery has benefits for young athletes

Young athletes who put off surgery after tearing their anterior cruciate ligament may be more likely to sustain a second knee injury, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids, Medicine, Arthritis, Charleston, SC

Friday Jul 11 | Drugs.com

Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds

FRIDAY July 11, 2014, 2014 -- Delaying surgery to repair damage to the anterior cruciate ligament -- the main ligament in the middle of the knee -- could increase a young athlete's risk for further injuries, researchers report.

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Friday Jul 11 | Newswise

ACL Reconstructions May Last Longer With Autografts

Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstructions occur more than 200,000 times a year, but the type of material used to create a new ligament may determine how long you stay in the game, say researchers presenting their work today at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine .

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Related Topix: Health, Sports Medicine, Medicine, US Military, US Army, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

Thu Jul 10, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Young athletes should consider the benefits of ACL surgery

Young patients who wait for ACL surgery may be at increased risk for secondary knee injuries, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Nashville, TN, Health

Tue Jul 08, 2014

ESPN

USC's Bigelow out for season with torn ACL

Southern California defensive lineman Kenny Bigelow is out for the season after tearing his right ACL during non-contact drills in a voluntary workout.

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Related Topix: Health

The Spokesman-Review

Study finds girls more likely to tear ACL - Tue, 08 Jul 2014 PST

A new study in Pediatrics, the journal for the American Academy of Pediatrics, found that anterior cruciate ligament injuries are on the rise, and girls are more likely to get this injury than their male friends.

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Related Topix: Health, Arthritis

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Gymnastics Coaching

why dancers have low ACL injury rates

NYU Langone's Harkness Center for Dance Injuries performed a study on the biomechanics of jump landing , comparing athletes and dancers to learn more about the incidence of anterior cruciate ligament injuries in both groups.

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Related Topix: Health

Fri Jul 04, 2014

I-Newswire.com

Topdog Offers Complete Help for Treatment of Acl Injury in Dogs

Connecticut July 4, 2014 - TopDog - the leading canine rehabilitation facility from Connecticut has always focused upon making pet owners better realize the problems afflicting their animals.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, Health, Prison, Meriden, CT

Wed Jul 02, 2014

NBC Dallas

Agent: McClain Sees "Great Opportunity" with Dallas

Rolando McClain's agent, Pat Dye, says that after abruptly retiring from the game last April and sitting out the entire 2013 season, his client is 100 percent committed to football and has never sounded more excited.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Health

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Post and Courier

USC's Sheppard suffers torn ACL

South Carolina incoming freshman guard Shamiek Sheppard has suffered an ACL tear in his right knee and is expected to miss the 2014-15 season, head basketball coach Frank Martin announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Health, South Carolina, Classical, Frank Martin

RuggaWorld

Hoiles to replace injured Dennis

NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has brought in the experienced Stephen Hoiles to cover for Dave Dennis at blindside flanker for this Sunday's final home match of the season at Allianz Stadium, after the skipper was ruled out for the rest of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

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Related Topix: Health

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Coastal Point

FIFA aims to keep young soccer players safe

Like so many of you, I am really caught up in the excitement surrounding soccer's World Cup matches.

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The Ralphie Report

Buff Bites: Today's the day for Dinwiddie and the NBA Draft

For Dinwiddie, the decision came down to the healing of his knee and the junior believed going pro allowed him the best chance to recover from his torn ACL.

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Related Topix: Health, Sports, University of Colorado NCAA, NCAA Sports

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Girl athletes need to worry more about ACL injuries, study finds

A U.S. study finds girls playing the same sport as boys are 2.5 to 6.2 times more likely to have an ACL injury than boys.

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Related Topix: Health, Arthritis

Lansing State Journal

Girl athletes need to worry more about ACL injuries, study finds

Watch your knees, girls. A new study in Pediatrics, the journal for the American Academy of Pediatrics, found that anterior cruciate ligament injuries are on the rise, and girls are more likely to get this injury than their male friends.

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Related Topix: Health, Arthritis

Sat Jun 21, 2014

Vanquish The Foe

Know the Bros: Jordan Johnson and Trent Trammell

BYU corners Jordan Johnson and Trent Trammell return after sustaining a season ending ACL injuries during preseason practices last year.

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Related Topix: Health, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Sports, NCAA Sports, Brigham Young University NCAA

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