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Training Methods to Prevent ACL Injuries

January 7, 20169 min
One of the most common knee injuries is an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) sprain or tear.Partial tears of the anterior cruciate ligament are rare; and most ACL injuries are complete or near complete tears.The ACL can be injured in several ways, like changing direction rapidly, stopping suddenly, slowing down while running and landing from a jump incorrectly and there are certain risk factors, such as gender and sport training that can increase your risk of suffering an ACL injury. Scott Herron, MD,  board certified orthopedic surgeon and a member of the Medical Staff at Temecula Valley Hospital is here to discuss the best ways to train your knees to help prevent ACL injuries.

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