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The ACL Repair. (these are good pictures for patients.. simple) Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources http://pinterest.com/sostherapy.

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The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) helps keep the knee stable, and prevents it from sliding forward. When you have a Torn ACL, your knee can become painful and unstable. These stretches and exercises are for a non-operative or pre-operative injury. See Doctor Jo’s blog post about this at: http://www.askdoctorjo.com/content/acl-tear-stretches-exercises

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from LIVESTRONG.COM

Exercises After ACL Repair

An exercise program will help you recover faster after your anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, is repaired. In fact, prolonged immobilization would be detrimental to this ligament, say Gregory S. Kolt and Lynn Snyder-Mackler in "Physical Therapies in Sport and Exercise." Your ACL is one of four primary stabilizing ligaments in your knee, and its...

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The Anterior Drawer Test is a commonly used in orthopedic examinations to test for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) integrity. This is one of the most well known and most used special tests in orthopedics and is also one of the easiest to perform.

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Exercises For Torn ACL

Torn ACL: Maximise your recovery from an anterior cruciate ligament injury by doing the correct exercises

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from LIVESTRONG.COM

Exercises for a Torn Knee Ligament

There are four main ligaments in the knee joint: lateral collateral ligament, anterior cruciate ligament, posterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament. These ligaments give strength to the knee joint, and when torn, can take several weeks or months to heal. Your rehabilitation depends on the severity of your injury, so consult a...

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