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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

The anterior cruciate ligament injury, or ACL injury for short, is usually the result of the excessive twisting of the knee that occurs when the athlete suddenly changes direction while his foot is still firmly planted on the ground. Being a ligament that forms the connection between the femur and the tibia, an ACL injury is considered a sprain and is graded according the following scale: Grade 1 Sprain: Gr ...

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