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The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) helps keep the knee stable, and prevents it from sliding forward. When you have a Torn ACL, your knee can become painful and unstable. These stretches and exercises are for a non-operative or pre-operative injury. See Doctor Jo’s blog post about this at: http://www.askdoctorjo.com/content/acl-tear-stretches-exercises

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The ACL Repair. (these are good pictures for patients.. simple) Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources http://pinterest.com/sostherapy.

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ACL Exercises for Pre-Surgery

The anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, controls the motion of the shin and thigh bones. ACL tears occur when the knee becomes unstable and buckles. ACL injuries are often the result of sports injuries and are frequently treated with surgery for patients who want to continue to lead an active lifestyle. Exercising before ACL surgery can help...

Exercises For Torn ACL

Torn ACL: Maximise your recovery from an anterior cruciate ligament injury by doing the correct exercises

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