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Return to Sport Clearance After ACL Reconstruction

How important is return to sport clearance? Prior to starting sport activities after ACL reconstruction an athlete needs to be cleared by their orthopedic surgeon. Research shows that returning to sports activities without surgeon clearance can almost double chances of …

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Patella Tendon Rupture

What is it? Patella tendon rupture is a disruption of the tendon which attaches the knee cap to the tibia, which is the main bone in the lower leg. The patella tendon works with the quadriceps muscle to straighten the …

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Patella Tendonitis

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What is Patella Tendonitis? Patella tendonitis (also known as “Jumper’s Knee”) is an injury to the main tendon in the front of your knee. This tendon attaches the knee to the shin and works with the quad muscle to extend …

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