I sometimes get asked about how I got into presenting on the topic of ACL injuries. I tell them that it started with the word "YES". It's often met with a polite smile and the person backpedaling, wishing that they hadn't asked! But for those of you that are still here reading and interested, here's my story on how saying "Yes" enabled me to share high quality ACL research that is helping patients and clinicians all over the world. Not many people know this, but believe it or
In Australia, we have an ACL problem; and I'm trying my best to do something about it.
Over the last 15yrs, we have seen the number of ACL reconstructions increase over 70% in those aged under 25. And if we look at young female athletes, they fare worse than men.
Looking just only at the recent AFL women's injury report over the last 2 years, female athletes had an average ACL injury rate of 5 per 1000 player hours. In comparison, in 2017 male AFL athletes sustain ACL injur
As a busy clinician, it can be very difficult at times to stay up to date with the latest research in the area of ACL management. Not only that, it can be difficult to know what to read, watch or listen to. To make it easier for you, I've compiled a list of FREE videos and podcasts that will help you stay current with the ACL literature; specifically conservative management, pre-op physio, post-op physio, return to sport testing and ACL injury prevention programs. FYI: For al