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Open-chain exercises after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

A recent study sought to review the literature on the use of open chain exercises post ACL reconstruction. What you’ll read below is actually a…

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ACL rehab – Both sides of the coin

The Injury I have been intrigued in ACL rehab since suffering my niche combination of injuries. Although ACL injuries in young athletes are common, I…

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ACL tears and bone bruises

Research Review Not sure if you saw my recent post on social media about bone bruises after an ACL tear so I wanted to discuss…

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Why Distance Doesn’t Tell the Full Story During Hop Testing

Following an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury, athletes typically undergo a battery of testing to help inform their readiness to return to sport. This battery…

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Rescheduling Part 2 of the 11+ reduces injury burden and increases compliance in semi-professional football

Background & Objective Football (soccer) is the most popular game in the world however injury incidence and burden is an ongoing problem. To address this…

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Loss of extension after ACL surgery: How to assess for a cyclops lesion

Loss of extension after an ACL reconstruction can be debilitating for the patient. It’s not as common as you would think but I see it…

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ACL Surgery – No Longer Kneeded?

What evidence is there to inform our decision on whether patients should undergo surgical or non-surgical management after an ACL tear? The best way for…

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ACL Coping – We Need To Do Better

Hopefully by now you know that reconstruction is not the only way to deal with ACL injuries. There is robust evidence to show that those…

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Why Quads Matter in ACL Rehabilitation

As a person works their way through ACL rehabilitation on their way back to sport, there are so many things that they need to check…

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