Return to play for soccer athletes and risk for future injury

Return to play for soccer athletes and risk for future injury

A new study presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) looked at soccer athletes who sustained an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction to better understand the average return to play time and their risk of injury following a revision ACL reconstruction.

A new study presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) looked at soccer athletes who sustained an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction to better understand the average return to play time and their risk of injury following a revision ACL reconstruction.

While soccer athletes can return to their sport following a revision ACL reconstruction, the rate of participation dropped significantly over time for both males and females due to knee issues.

Source: Medical Xpress

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