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Arizona Cardinals’ Carson Palmer Undergoes Revision ACL Surgery Nine Years After Initial Injury

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer is facing a longer and more rigorous rehabilitation after a second surgery to repair a torn ACL (anterior cruciate ligament). The typical recovery time for athletes after ACL repair surgery is about eight months, but because this is the second surgery for Palmer (he first tore his ACL and underwent  Continue Reading »

How Do You Know When You Have an ACL Injury?

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) plays a vital role in the function and health of knees. Unfortunately, ACL injuries are commonly suffered by athletes in all sports. These injuries not only cause severe and lasting pain, but compromise the function of the knee, which will keep an athlete off the field or a worker away  Continue Reading »

What to Know When Considering ACL Repair

An ACL tear cannot be repaired by simply using a suture to mend it back together. Repaired ACLs tend to fail over time. A torn ACL is best repaired by being replaced by a graft made of a substitute tendon. Learning the advantages and disadvantages of each treatment type can help you to make an  Continue Reading »

What’s New In ACL Tear Treatment

A tear to the anterior cruciate ligament can be very painful. It’s one of the most common major ligaments of the knee to tear. An ACL injury is very common in athletes, especially those participating in basketball, soccer, or football. An ACL tear makes for an unstable knee, and, without treatment, can severely affect the  Continue Reading »

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