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Welcome to ACL Solutions - Do you have knee pain and think you may have an ACL knee injury?

This web site is designed to be your complete resource for questions about the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) - sources of knee pain, how your ACL injury may have happened and how ACL injuries are treated. The information on this site has been written and reviewed by many orthopedic surgeons who specialize in the treatment of these injuries. To learn more about basic knee anatomy, what the ACL does, and treatment options for your knee injury, click on the tabs at the top of the screen or start here to work you way through the site.


Has this happened to you?...

ACL injury, knee pain, knee injuryMost people who rupture or tear a ligament inside their knee can recall the exact moment at which they felt it pop. The four "classic" symptoms that people may experience when they have an ACL injury are:

  • You heard a "pop" from inside your knee
  • You felt your knee give away at the time of injury
  • Your knee swollen immediately, or within a few hours after the injury
  • The knee pain so bad that you have to stop what you are doing that day.

If you have experienced any of these symptoms then you may have an ACL injury. To read more about the ACL click here.

What a torn ACL means to me...

We have collected several stories of people just like you who have an ACL injury. You can read about how they decided whether or not they should have knee surgery and what their experiences were like by clicking here.

Rehabilitation after ACL surgery

Rehabilitation after ACL surgery

For many people who have a torn ACL, knee surgery is the easy part. The road to recovery requires a lot of work and the commitment to rehabilitation can make all the difference. To read more about rehabilitation after ACL surgery, click here.



Find A Doctor

If you need assistance with finding a doctor in your area, you can use this link to find an Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in Sports Medicine in your local area. Physician Locator.



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