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The 9 Best Exercises for ACL Injury Prevention in the Adolescent Female Athletes

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are on the rise worldwide, especially in younger adolescent athletes ages 5-14. ACL injuries increased by 147.8% from 2.74 per 100,000 people in 2005/2006 to 6.79 per 100,000 in 2014/2015. The majority (96.9%) of these injuries were in 10- to 14-year-olds (1). This can be devastating in skeletal immature individuals …

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The 7 Best Knee Braces for Patella Tracking: Updated Reviews 2021

What is Patellar Tracking disorder? Patella tracking, even though it may seem like a simple thing, is a very complex process. The patella (knee cap) moves up and down the end of the femur when we bend and straighten our knees. While the knee is bending and/or straightening there are numerous muscles, tendons, boney alignment, …

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