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  • From Surgery to Sports: ACL Reconstruction Recovery Explained

    An ACL rupture (complete tear) is often treated with reconstruction surgery, in which the torn ligament is rebuilt with new tissue. This can also offer a lifeline when nonsurgical treatment fails, allowing people to return to their favorite sports and activities. In this article, we’ll explore what ACL reconstruction is, the phases of recovery, and red flags that could be a sign of surgery complications.

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  • Obesity associated with increased complications after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

    Despite similar pain and function scores, patients who were obese and underwent arthroscopic rotator cuff repair had increased rates of complications, readmissions and reoperations vs. non-obese patients, published results showed.

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  • Should You Worry About Joints Cracking or Popping?

    Cracking and popping joints, medically known as crepitus, are normal. Joints are points in your body where two bones meet. You might occasionally hear your knees popping or notice your back or bones crack as you move them.

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  • What is tendon rupture?

    A tendon rupture is a break in a tendon, the structure that joins a muscle to a bone. It can result from overuse, an injury, or an underlying condition.

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  • Achieving optimal outcomes for teen athletes with ACL injury

    Perhaps counterintuitively for their young age, teen athletes are at highest risk of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury and reconstruction plus recurrence compared with other age groups

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