How GPs can block the ACL surgery spike

Reconstruction rates for young Australians with ACL injuries have increased by 74% in the past 15 years

Young Australians are facing a growing epidemic of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries.

ACL injuries in active young people are largely preventable.

Recent evidence published by Knee Research Australia reveals that ACL reconstruction rates in those aged under 25 have increased by 74% over the past 15 years.1 

Rupture of the ACL is a devastating, irreversible event. This is particularly true