Sports & Exercise

ACL Injuries (Care of the Young Athlete)

The ACL is the ligament that connects the femur (thigh bone) and tibia (shin bone) inside the knee joint. Ligaments are tough, non-stretchable fibers that hold bones together. The ACL, along with the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), medial collateral ligament (MCL), and menisci (cartilages), helps keep the knee stable and helps protect the knee from shifting, rotating, and hyperextending during running, jumping, or landing.

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Is Your Child Sick?TM

Practice News

  • Kindergarten Physicals

    It may be time to call and schedule your child's 5 year preventive visit.
     
  • Flu Vaccine is Still Available

    Flu vaccine may be given starting at 6 months of age.
     
  • Physicals, Physicals, Physicals...

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  • Does Your Child Have Asthma?

    Call to schedule your child's asthma maintenance appointment prior to June 15th and avoid the busy physical season this summer.