Tag Archives: ACL tear

Should I use the Knee Extension Machine at my gym?

Almost all gyms that have machines have the Knee extension machine for quadriceps strengthening, but is it a good exercise to do? Not in my opinion, especially if you have had an ACL repair…. It is not my favorite machine for a number of reasons: 1. Not a functional exercise, I prefer to use standing […]

10 Things to consider Before you have ACL surgery

10 Things to consider before you have surgery. 1. Talk to different orthopedic surgeons and do your homework since each physician will have their preference on what type of graft to use which may not be your best option based on your age and activity level. 2. There is no gold standard yet for the […]