ACL TearPlaistow, NH – Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears are one of the most common knee conditions in athletes, resulting from both non-contact injuries and collisions in sports. They often require surgery and extensive rehab in order to get back in the game. Fortunately there are many ways to prevent these injuries.

Join Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics on Monday, March 9th at 6:00pm at the Timberlane Regional High School Gym, located at 36 Greenough Drive in Plaistow. Benjamin Thompson, MD will discuss the basic anatomy of the knee, mechanism of an ACL tear, causes, treatment options, surgical techniques, and prevention of ACL injuries. Dr. Thompson is a board certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and Knee and Shoulder repair.

Dr. Thompson will be joined by Craig Favara, CPT and Nicole Spaulding, ATC, MSM, NHLAT, CES, CPT-NASM from Access Acceleration who will be demonstrating proper technique and form for all athletes in sport with jumping and landing and discussing appropriate training/lifting techniques to strengthen posterior mechanics, along with contributing factors to ACL injuries.

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