- For better mending, delay knee surgery. // Health (Time Inc. Health);Nov/Dec95, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p18
Reports that doctors are seeing an increasing number of knee injuries, particularly a painful and troublesome type which occurs when the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) snaps. Description of ACL; Statistics of ACL operations performed; What new study suggests; Treatment of ACL patients by...
- LONG TERM EFFECTS OF DEXTROSE PROLOTHERAPY FOR ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT LAXITY. Reeves, K. Dena; Hassanein, Khatab M. // Alternative Therapies in Health & Medicine;May/Jun2003, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p58
Context â€¢ Use of dextrose prolotherapy. Prolotherapy is defined as injection that causes growth of normal cells or tissue. Objective â€¢ Determine the i and 3 year efficacy of dextrose injection prolotherapy on anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) laxity. After year 1, determine patient...
- Erratum to: Rotational laxity greater in patients with contralateral anterior cruciate ligament injury than healthy volunteers. Branch, T.; Browne, J.; Campbell, J.; Siebold, R.; Freedberg, H.; Arendt, E.; Lavoie, F.; Neyret, P.; Jacobs, Cale // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Oct2010, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p1442
A correction to the article "Rotational Laxity Greater in Patients With Contralateral Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Than Healthy Volunteers" that was published in the June 19, 2010 online issue is presented.
- Home rehab works after ACL reconstruction. Rubin, Aaron; Ashbaugh, Stephanie // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Jun98, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p33
Focuses on a study of twenty-six patients who underwent anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, examining the home exercise program alone, or a home program supplemented by supervised physical therapy. Age range of the patients; Two groups which the patients were divided into; Changes...
- Go for ACL surgery early... Marcacci, M.; Zaffagnini, S. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Feb96, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p32
Focuses on the debate over whether to operate right away on anterior cruciate ligament injuries or to wait for a few months. Advantages of early surgery.
- ...but not too early. Cosgarea, A.; Sebastianelli, W. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Feb96, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p32
Focuses on a study which looked into anterior cruciate ligament injury surgery timing. Relevance of physical therapy timing.
- Better Lachman results. Davis, Brian A. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Dec95, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p27
Presents a technique for performing the Lachman test for the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Appreciation of the ACL end point when the patient is apprehensive; Demonstrating the true status of the ACL.
- Abstracts. Thompson, Clint // Journal of Athletic Training (National Athletic Trainers' Associ;Jul-Sep97, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p261
Presents an abstract of the article `Evidence of Reinnervation of the Free Patellar Tendon Autograft used for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction,' by R.L. Barrack, P.J. Lund and others, which was published in the `American Journal of Sports Medicine' 1997.
- Abstracts. Thompson, Clint // Journal of Athletic Training (National Athletic Trainers' Associ;Jul-Sep97, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p263
Presents an abstract of the article `Prevention of ACL Injuries,' by S.H. Ryder, R.J. Johnson and others, which was published in the `Journal of Sport Rehabilitation' dated 1997.
- Abstracts. Thompson, Clint // Journal of Athletic Training (National Athletic Trainers' Associ;Jul-Sep97, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p264
Presents an abstract of the article `Recent Advances in ACL Rehabilitation: Clinical Factors that Influence the Program,' by J.J. Irrgang and C.D. Harner, which was published in the `Journal of Sport Rehabilitation' dated 1997.