An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear is a common knee injury seen in our sports medicine clinics. Shriners Children's specialists will determine if surgery is needed depending on the severity of the injury.
Shriners Children's provides pro-level care for injured young athletes in our sports medicine clinics. Seeing a doctor right away can stop an injury from getting worse and help avoid long-lasting damage.
Shriners Children’s provides the full spectrum of pediatric orthopedic care. It's everything from fracture care and casting for broken bones, to surgery and rehabilitation.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2021/01/From-knee-injury-to-softball-scholarship
Jessica turned to the sports medicine care and return to sports testing at Shriners Hospitals to get back on the softball field after an ACL injury.
Shriners Children's Philadelphia is now offering the BEAR® Implant for the treatment of ACL tears.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2021/12/Zoey
One fateful fall day on the soccer field, 15-year-old elite athlete, Zoey, planted her left leg and turned to avoid a collision with an oncoming player. Instantly, Zoey collapsed to the ground.
Motion analysis engineer Patrick Fischer, Ph.D., is excited to be leading a multi-disciplinary team whose goal is to prevent re-injury and promote healing in young athletes.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2024/02/Mahirs-ACL-Injury
Mahir panicked when he tore his ACL. At Shriners Children's Philadelphia, he received the BEAR Implant surgery, and after a few months of physical therapy, he is making great progress.
Patellar Instability & Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Tears
MPFL tears can often occur from sporting activities that involve quick pivoting such as basketball, tennis, and football. Shriners Children's provides care for MPFL injuries through bracing, physical therapy, and surgery.
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