ACL Risk Factors in Women Athletes from Vail Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Bill Sterett

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PART 1: VALGUS AND HYPERLAXITY

One of the topics I write about frequently on The Female ACL is knee injuries in female athletes. Many people have an inkling that our female athletes face greater risk of knee injuries.  

From an anecdotal standpoint, as early as high-school, you're bound to encounter teenage athletes (females) who have a single, or sometimes multiple, knee surgeries. But you aren't just imagining things: our girls, young women, and women do in fact have a higher rate of major knee injuries.

Why is this? I'm going to delve into two of the main risk factors here today...

Read more here.... posted: August 19, 2016 - Dr. Bill Sterett - Blog
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