Learning About and Preventing ACL Injuries
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 898 , Segment 3
Episode: Great Pacific Garbage Patch Clean-Up, ACL Injuries, Cuban Constitution
- Sep 12, 2018 9:00 pm
- 13:05 mins
Guest: Paul Sherbondy, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon, Penn State Sports Medicine From basketball and volleyball courts to soccer and football fields, some 200,000 athletes injure their ACL every year in the US. About half of those are serious ruptures in the knee ligament. And even casual sports fans know that an ACL injury can derail the career of an athlete at any level. Why are these injuries so common and is there a way to prevent them?