How do you prevent ACL injuries?

However, ACL rupture is not just limited to Elite sport, with an alarming number of recreational (local sport) athletes also succumbing to the injury, especially in youth athletes. A study in the Medical Journal of Australia found that 197 557 ACL reconstructions were performed between 2000 and 2015, with the number of non-operated on ACL injuries unknown. The incidence of ACL reconstructive surgery is among the highest in the world and is emerging to be an internationally recognised public health problem.

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How do I get free Exercise Physiology sessions?

The Australian government has a scheme called the ‘Chronic Disease Management (CDM) plan’ whereby GPs plan and coordinate the health care of patients with chronic or terminal medical conditions. This includes patients with those conditions who require multidisciplinary, team-based care from a GP and at least two other health or care providers, such as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. 

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