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Do ACL Hamstring Grafts Fail More than Patellar Tendon Grafts? by Mike Reinold Patient Expert . In recent years the graft choice for ACL reconstruction has been slowly shifting towards favoring hamstring... in the US with 44% of ACL reconstructions using a hamstring graft compared to 42% using a patellar tendon graft...
ACL Surgery - Hamstring or Knee Tendon Graft? by Michele A. Patient Expert Interesting article from the Los Angeles Times The hamstring may have it, a study finds..., 180 people ranging from 13 to 52 years old who had ACL reconstruction surgery were followed for 15...
Prevention Of Hamstring Injuries Is The Best Cure by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional There are few injuries as bothersome and harder to recover from than hamstring injuries. Prevention of hamstring injuries is the best solution. Similarly, weak hamstrings can lead to other serious...
Prevent Basketball Knee ACL Injuries by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional your risk of knee ACL injuries by strengthening your hamstrings. When your quadriceps muscles are significantly stronger than your hamstring muscles, you are more likely to have a serious knee ACL injury...
ACL Grafts: Which is Best? A Strength Coach’s Perspective by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional A few weeks ago, I came across this recent study of different ACL grafts.  It found that there was no difference in follow-up success rates at two-year mark between hamstrings and patellar tendon grafts...
More Rationale for ACL Injury Prevention Programs for Youth Female Athletes by Mike Reinold Patient Expert on the ACL injury rates in female athletes, as the hamstring assists in protecting anterior tibial... There is fairly definitive evidence that females have lower hamstring strength and subsequently...
Tone Butt and Hamstrings With Leg Curls by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Leg curls are great for toning your lower butt and hamstrings. Leg curls also help you avoid hamstring and knee injuries. Hamstring injuries can have a long recovery period...
The Use of Postoperative Bracing Following ACL Reconstruction by Mike Reinold Patient Expert using a hamstring tendon graft.  The Use of Postoperative Bracing Following ACL Reconstruction In this study , 82... How often do you use an immobilizer after ACL reconstruction?  The January 2009  issue of American...
Guest Post: ACL Reconstruction 18 Years Later by Michele A. Patient Expert The reason I started this blog was to communicate with others who experienced ACL reconstruction and recovery. I found very little information on ACL recovery after one year? five years? Last week I received...
The ACL Rupture Recovery by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional in the face; the hamstrings work synergistically to the ACL, so strengthening the hammies will help you long... and used dynamic stretching as the main topic. I fully ruptured my ACL in April and have not had an operation...

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