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ACL Injury

ACL Injury

Kimberly Allen R.N. January 28, 2013

ACL or anterior cruciate ligament injuries are among the most common knee injuries. In the US, there are approximately 150,000 ACL injuries every year, most of which are suffered by athletes. Female athletes are up to eight times more likely to suffer an ACL injury than their male counter parts, especially if …

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