What exactly is an ACL injury? It is defined as an injury, either sprain or tear that affects the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Evolve Physical Therapy + Advanced Wellness in San Diego, CAoffers an ACL Prevention Program to help reduce the number of ACL injuries by two to four fold in soccer players. The program is a highly specific 15-minute training session that replaces the traditional warm-up. The goal of the program is to teach players strategies to avoid injury by:
1. Avoiding vulnerable positions. 2. Increasing flexibility. 3. Increasing strength. 4. Including Plyometric exercises in training. 5. Increasing proprioception.
Optimally, the program should be performed at least 2-3 times per week during the season. This program consists of warm-up, stretching, strengthening, plyometrics, and sport specific agility training.
If you'd like to learn more about ACL Prevention, please contact us today for more information.
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