A few weeks ago I wrote a post on this blog about ACL Reconstruction. Since it's always a timely topic, I thought I'd delve into it here in video form for all of you visual learners.
Even if you aren't dealing with an ACL Reconstruction personally, you may have some general scientific or anecdotal interest in the topic, especially since some big-name athletes always seem to be dealing with the issue.
Feel free to share the video with anyone you may know with questions about ACL Reconstruction, and while you're at it you can read the earlier post I wrote on the topic.
Here you go! Warning, the sound is a little low, so turn up your volume ;)
How long does it take to get back onto the slopes after ACL Surgery?
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