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How to Exercise After an ACL Injury

Prevent repeat injuries with an emphasis on lower-body strength and mobility.

It's every athlete's worst nightmare: that awkward twist of the knee or the crushing impact of a lightning play that ends with the dreaded POP! If you've had an ACL injury (a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee), you know it's a lifelong struggle that takes constant work and dedication. It's one of the most common sports injuries that can be a potential career killer. While the most critical window for recovery comes immediately after the injury with surgery and intensive physical therapy, it's important to have a workout routine that can help prevent recurring injuries. Enhancing mobility and strengthening muscles related to knee support can up your chances of getting back to, and maintaining, 100% knee fitness. 

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