Juliana Glass has always had a high tolerance for pain. It’s allowed her to push through discomfort during dance competitions, cheerleading and downhill skiing. But the day that 16-year-old Juliana wiped out while skiing at Seven Springs Mountain Resort did slow her down for a few hours. “It was the first time I’d gone to […]
ACL surgery has come a long way and is now getting players back on the field faster. But are they returning too soon? I think for many players, yes.
In a groundbreaking study, Dr. Kerwyn Jones, chairman of orthopedic surgery at Akron Children’s, found genes may explain the higher rates of ACL injuries for female athletes.
Why do girls tear their ACL more than boys? What’s the difference between an ACL and meniscal tear? After surgery, can my son expect to return to the same level of play as before surgery?