The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the main stabilizing ligaments in your knee. ACL tears are common in sports that involve sudden stops, jumping, and changing direction.Read More
The sports that are the most notorious for ACL tears are soccer, basketball, and football.
Symptoms of an ACL tear include:
ACL tears often require reconstructive surgery to repair them.
East Toronto Orthopaedic & Sports Injury Clinic provides comprehensive treatment and rehabilitation for ACL tears. This includes pre-surgery rehabilitation (“prehab”) which involves increasing the strength in your knee and ROM to make sure your knee properly prepared for invasive surgery. When you’re in recovery, we use the latest rehab protocols backed by scientific evidence to ensure your knee heals in a timely manner and be able to return to sports and other physical activities.
Treatment at our clinic includes manual therapy, exercise therapy, education, sport-specific exercise programs, and modalities for pain. Other treatments such as acupuncture, soft tissue release and massage therapy can also help. Plus, we can provide custom ACL braces if required.
If you think you have an ACL tear, or scheduled for surgery, our registered physiotherapists can conduct a skilled assessment and examination of the knee and initiate appropriate treatment. Call Us today at 416-691-3943 or contact us here to put yourself on the path to recovery.