does an ACL Injury Happen?
Paul Fadale, MD, Rhode Island Hospital orthopedic surgeon and sports injury specialist explains how athletes are affected by this common injury.
What is the
How much do you know about your knees? Learn the anatomy of the knee joint.
Women and ACL
Studies have shown that female athletes suffer ACL injuries more frequently than males. Find out why.
Learn the difference between an ACL injury and a sprain. Find what tests are needed to make the correct diagnosis.
Find out if surgery is right for you. Learn about different options available to treat an ACL injury. Modify your activity.
Find out what is involved, when surgery is the best option for treatment. Learn the pros and cons.
Surgery and physical therapy go hand-and-hand. Find out why this is the most important aspect of your recovery.
Get back in the game. Find out when is the best time for you to return to normal activities.