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48 min ago | 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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Related Topix: Health

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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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health

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

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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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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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

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