How Can Female Athletes Prevent ACL Tears?

What can women do to combat ACL Tears? On this episode of the SportsMedicine Minute, Dr. Bill Sterett, Head Physician for the U.S. Women's Alpine Ski Team, outlines some of the physiological reasons that female athletes have a higher risk of ACL Injuries-- and he outlines some steps that they can take to prevent further injuries to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament.

Let's Talk ACL - The SportsMedicine Minute with #Vail Knee Doctor Bill Sterett

Dr. William Sterett talks ACL in this episode of The SportsMedicine Minute. Dr. Sterett is an Orthopedic Surgeon in Vail Colorado, specializing in shoulder & knee injuries and sports medicine. Here he talks about ACL tears, what are the ligaments of the knee, the minuscus, why we need the ACL, and what to expect after tearing the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament).