ACL Injury, The Brain, and the High Re-Injury Rate

A Need for “External Focus of Attention” in ACL Rehab Can an injury to a ligament actually affect how your brain works? And can the change in your brain actually make you more prone to injury? If you have torn the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in your knee, you understand

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5 Mistakes Snow-Skiers make that cause Knee Problems

Ever wonder why so many snow-skiers have KNEE pain? Are YOU making these mistakes? It’s not your imagination, it is proven in the research that knees are the most frequently injured body part and the risk of severe arthritis is high. In this post, you will learn 5 reasons why

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Choosing the Best Injury Prevention Program for You

An injury to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament, known as the ACL, can be season-ending and life-changing for a competitive athlete.  As a coach, parent, or athlete, you would prefer to hear anything besides those three letters…A.C.L, which is why choosing an injury prevention program before that happens is so important.

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Managing Injuries with PEACE & LOVE

Injury management has evolved over the years, and the once highly recognized R.I.C.E. method may not be the only, or best, way to handle acute injuries. A more active recovery strategy is stepping front and center. R.I.C.E. is an acronym for Rest, Ice, Compress, and Elevate, which was the standard

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Stop ACL Injuries without Sacrificing Practice Time

Nobody wants to be sidelined with an injury. Nobody wants to watch their kid suffer through pain and frustration of a major injury and long road to recovery. Nobody wants to be the coach with a star athlete on the bench because of a torn ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) in

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Before and After

Do fit, healthy, competitive athletes need neuromuscular training? When I met this fit, healthy, competitive athlete, he had complaints of chronic hip pain that “nobody could figure out” for years. He eventually gave up and accepted that he would deal with hip pain for the rest of his life. He

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The Type of Coach who earns “Coach of the Year”

Does joining ACL Strong make you “Coach of the Year”?  Or does the type of coach who earns “Coach of the Year” choose ACL Strong for their team?? We’re pretty sure it’s the latter; but all joking aside, this is an important point! The type of coach who earns “Coach

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The Fix for Shin Splints That Most People Miss

The Treatment That’s Essential for Lasting Relief Shin splints typically present as persistent pain along the shin bone, often worsened by running.  When you’ve tried everything to get rid of the pain, you might wonder if you’ll have to deal with the problem forever.  If your chronic shin splints won’t

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