Ask-a-Doctor: Will I ever be able to return to competitive sports after tearing ACL?

 Dr. Chad Smalley

Dr. Chad Smalley

An ACL tear is a fairly common injury for athletes, particularly for athletes who compete in sports that require quick stop-start motions, jumping and other rapid motions. A torn ACL can be repaired as Dr. Chad Smalley, Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics, explains but there's some work required to get back into pre-injury shape. Click here to read about what needs to be done to ensure a positive from an ACL injury. 

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