340 Plaza Road • Kingston, NY 12401 • 845-339-4722

404 Zena Road • Woodstock, NY 12498 • 845-679-4318

4080 Route 28 • Boiceville, NY 12412 • 845-657-2700


Kingston Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab is the premier provider of
Physical Therapy services in Kingston, Woodstock, and Ulster County
 
   
     
  ACL Injury Prevention Program

Approximately 150,000 ACL injuries occur in the United States each year and 50% of these injuries are athletes between the ages of 15-25 years. The ACL Injury Prevention Program at Kingston Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab will help decrease your student-athlete’s risk of injury and improve sports performance.

ACL INJURY RATES

  • Female athletes participating in basketball and soccer are 2 to 8 times more likely to suffer an ACL injury compared to their male counterparts.
  • Joint injuries, such as those to the anterior cruciate ligament, are one of the strongest risk factors for developing osteoarthritis – the most common form of arthritis affecting 27 million adults.
  • Up to 50% of those with a diagnosed anterior cruciate ligament or meniscus tear will develop osteoarthritis with associated pain and functional impairment 10 to 20 years after injury.

ACL Injury Prevention Progam in the Hudosn VallleyACL INJURY RISK FACTORS:

  • Weakness in core, hip, knee, and ankle
  • Impaired dynamic stability while cutting and changing direction
  • Poor technique/alignment with jumping and landing
  • Decreased awareness of joint position in space

HOW DO WE PREVENT ACL INJURIES?

  • Improve strength, flexibility, and coordination
  • lyometric exercises to improve balance and dynamic stability
  • Identification of impaired biomechanics
  • Sport specific exercises to address at risk movements and improve sports performance

WHY CHOOSE OUR ACL INJURY PREVENTION PROGRAM?

  • Taught by licensed Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainer
  • Program designed for each individual
  • Designed for specific sports movement patterns

KINGSTON PHYSICAL THERAPY’S ACL INJURY PREVENTION PROGRAM CONSISTS OF:

  • All training includes 8 sessions over 4 weeks for $200.00
  • Instructional classes also available for coaches
  • We can also help you in designing a team or school based ACL injury prevention program which can be run by your coaching staff.
 
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