Category Archives: Knee Injuries

Football Season means ACL Tears

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are one of the more common injuries to the knee, and the incidence of such tears is even greater in high-demand athletes. Unfortunately, football stars Darrelle Revis of the NY Jets and Brian Cushing of the Texans can attest to this firsthand, as they both recently tore their ACLs, ending… Read More »

Anterior Cruciate LIgament (ACL) Tears and Golf Season

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears don’t typically occur in golfers, but then, Tiger Woods isn’t the typical golfer. The ACL is one of four ligaments in the knee, and it functions to stabilize the knee during twisting motions. Tears of the ACL are relatively common injuries, but they usually occur in more high-demand sports, such… Read More »