The Pros And Cons Of ACL Tear

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As more young men and women play sports in today’s society there is a greater risk of an ACL tear; however, there is also more knowledge about the procedures to fix it as well. Warren explains, “In the 1960’s and 1970’s, ACL injuries were often missed diagnostically, treated relatively poorly, or not treated at all.” About fifty years ago no doctor had the technology or knowledge of the body that doctors have now to fix an ACL tear. Back then doctors either let the athlete play while they were still injured or they would give them a shot to feel better. In the past ACL tears were not as usual as they are now.
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