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Bouncing Back from an ACL Injury

BOUNCING BACK FROM AN ACL INJURY ACL INJURY FACTS approximate number of ACL injuries that occur in the U.S. each year 158,000 999 $500 annual healthcare costs MILLION attributed to ACL injuries $ 100 million ATHLETES PRONE TO ACL INJURIES ACTIVITIES THAT CAUSE ACL INJURIES 78% Basketball players Football Soccer players players 70% - ACL injuries from non-contact movement Young female athletes are 2 TO 8 times more likely than male athletes to sustain an ACL injury · Abrupt stoppage of motion • Loss of control • Poor jump landings Sudden direction change 30% ACL INJURY SYMPTOMS • "Popping" sound at moment of tear • Pain • Knee instability • Knee swelling • Restricted knee motion 30% - ACL injuries from player-to-player contact ACL INJURY PREVENTIONn AND TREATMENT OPTIONS: PREVENTION • Balance training • Learning proper landing techniques • Muscle strengthening • Warming up prior to physical activity TREATMENT ACL reconstruction with Zip Loop" technology • Facilitates soft tissue grafting • Can treat varying types of ACL injuries • Offers a simpler surgical option Physical therapy Infographic Provided By: Suburban Orthopaedics www.orthopaedicsbartlett.com SUBURBAN ORTHOPAEDICS Sources: http://wwwsportsmedorg/uploadedFiles/Content/Patient/Sportips/ST%20ACL%20lnjury%2008.pdf http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topiccfm?topic-A00549 http://www.nlm.nihgov/medlineplus/magazine/issues/summer08/artidles/summer08pg24-26.html http://www.suburbanortho.com/wp-content/uploads/Toggleloc-Two-Tunnelpdf BOUNCING BACK FROM AN ACL INJURY ACL INJURY FACTS approximate number of ACL injuries that occur in the U.S. each year 158,000 999 $500 annual healthcare costs MILLION attributed to ACL injuries $ 100 million ATHLETES PRONE TO ACL INJURIES ACTIVITIES THAT CAUSE ACL INJURIES 78% Basketball players Football Soccer players players 70% - ACL injuries from non-contact movement Young female athletes are 2 TO 8 times more likely than male athletes to sustain an ACL injury · Abrupt stoppage of motion • Loss of control • Poor jump landings Sudden direction change 30% ACL INJURY SYMPTOMS • "Popping" sound at moment of tear • Pain • Knee instability • Knee swelling • Restricted knee motion 30% - ACL injuries from player-to-player contact ACL INJURY PREVENTIONn AND TREATMENT OPTIONS: PREVENTION • Balance training • Learning proper landing techniques • Muscle strengthening • Warming up prior to physical activity TREATMENT ACL reconstruction with Zip Loop" technology • Facilitates soft tissue grafting • Can treat varying types of ACL injuries • Offers a simpler surgical option Physical therapy Infographic Provided By: Suburban Orthopaedics www.orthopaedicsbartlett.com SUBURBAN ORTHOPAEDICS Sources: http://wwwsportsmedorg/uploadedFiles/Content/Patient/Sportips/ST%20ACL%20lnjury%2008.pdf http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topiccfm?topic-A00549 http://www.nlm.nihgov/medlineplus/magazine/issues/summer08/artidles/summer08pg24-26.html http://www.suburbanortho.com/wp-content/uploads/Toggleloc-Two-Tunnelpdf

Bouncing Back from an ACL Injury

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An ACL reconstruction with ZIP Loop™ technology can treat a wide range of ACL injuries. When combined with physical therapy, these treatment options can get you back to your active lifestyle in no...

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