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Yesterday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

ACL sidelines athletes; comeback is possible

When it comes to ACL injuries, it's not just famous athletes such as Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III or Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose who are at risk.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Health Insider: Girls in sports need to worry about their knees, study finds

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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Free Republic

Fort Bragg soldier pleads for help in bringing combat dog back home

Don Grommet was able to track Matty to Fort Bragg, where Vet Services was treating the K9 for a torn ACL, and preparing him for separation from service and adoption.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Knee injuries increase among teen athletes

Three surgeries and more than a year of physical therapy later, Paige Gilliland pedals a stationary bike at the Ohio Orthopedic Center for Excellence in Upper Arlington.

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Related Topix: Upper Arlington, OH, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

New knee implant saves the ligaments

A new total knee replacement that saves all of the ligaments can make a person's knee feel and move just like the original.

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Related Topix: Knee Replacement, Medicine, Surgery, Arthritis

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

Reports from Yang Ming National University Add New Data to Findings...

In our previous study, stem cells isolated from the human anterior cruciate ligament were shown to possess extensive proliferation and differentiation capabilities when treated with specific growth factors."

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Related Topix: National University, Health, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research

Detroit Bad Boys

Let's watch Spencer Dinwiddie work out

Here's a video of the Pistons rookie putting in work on the court, showing little to no rust after suffering a torn ACL last January.

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Related Topix: Health, Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons

The Republic

Wayne hoping Colts get off to fast start

But the subliminal message might prove just as important - that Wayne has his wheels back after going down with a season-ending torn ACL in his right knee in October.

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The Age

Giants lose sixth player for AFL season

Greater Western Sydney Giants have lost a sixth player for the remainder of the AFL season, with defender Tim Mohr requiring a knee reconstruction.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Major League Baseball

D-backs send Ross back to DL with left calf strain

He was replaced on the Major League roster prior to Tuesday night's game against the Tigers at Chase Field by Alfredo Marte, who was recalled from Triple-A Reno.

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Related Topix: Health, Sports, Major League Baseball

Newswise

New Knee Implant Saves the Ligaments

A new total knee replacement that saves all of the ligaments can make a person's knee feel and move just like the original.

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Related Topix: Knee Replacement, Medicine, Surgery

Sun Jul 20, 2014

CiteULike

Psychological responses matter in returning to preinjury level of...

Up to two-thirds of athletes may not return to their preinjury level of sport by 12 months after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery, despite being physically recovered.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee tight end A.J. Branisel says he's cleared to play

Tennessee tight end A.J. Branisel carries the ball after making a reception during the second half against Austin Peay at Neyland Stadium, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Knoxville, Tenn.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Health, Sports

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Studies from University of Auckland Further Understanding of Bone...

It is hypothesised that if the different bundles of the porcine ACL are mechanically distinct in function, then a multi-scale anatomical characterisation of their individual enthesis will also reveal significant differences in structure between the bundles."

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Medical News Today

Autografts may improve ACL reconstructions

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 who presented their work at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine .

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

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Fox News

Early surgery for ACL injury may improve outcomes 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

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Ex-hoops player sues Bergen college

A former Bergen Community College student and basketball player has sued the school, claiming it failed to maintain health insurance for the women's team, which led to her accruing $100,000 in medical bills after an injury.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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

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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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

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