Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear (ACL Tear)
Injuries to the ACL are relatively common knee injuries among athletes. It mostly occurs in individuals who play sports involving rotation such as football, basketball, soccer, etc. Like any other ligament injury, it can range from mild (such as small tears/sprain) to severe (when the ligament is completely torn). ACL tear can occur in both contact and non-contact injuries, and the incidence rate is higher in females than males.
Characteristics/ Clinical Presentation
Risk Factors for developing ACL Tear
Physiotherapy Management of ACL tears:
In the York-med physiotherapy our registered physiotherapists and chiropractors will design a physical rehabilitation program for you that consider your level of normal activity, physical fitness and extent of your ACL tear. The A rehab program should include: