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When Carolyn tore her ACL during a tournament last year, she feared that it could be career-ending. Her parents Mary and Tim still remember her initial devastation. Now, they're all looking forward to Carolyn living out her soccer dreams.
Erin recently tore her ACL during soccer practice. She knows she's out for this season, but she and her mom Carla want to ensure Erin fully heals before getting back on the field so she can continue playing the sports she loves.
Athletes fear that they may someday feel the tear of an ACL, but an ACL tear doesn't have to be career-ending. With the right treatment, care team and mindset, athletes can heal and safely return to their sport.
Choosing the best ACL graft for your young athlete's surgery can be challenging. Learn about the options.Learn about ACL surgery
Dr. Albright has one of the lowest ACL retear rates in the country and is determined to keep athletes safe and active for life.Meet Dr. Albright
"Why not take advantage of the research that shows the best recovery?"
Treating a young athlete is different than treating an adult. That's why we've pioneered new techniques to best heal growing athletes physically and mentally. Dr. Albright explains the graft options for ACL surgery.
Our pediatric orthopedic experts are specially trained to care for growing athletes.Meet our specialists
ACL injury recovery is different for every athlete. You should follow your care team's recommendations for your rehabilitation. Here's a sample timeline and recovery process from our physical therapists (PT).
Every athlete heals differently. Learn how our athletic trainers ensure athletes are ready to play before sending them back to their sport.Learn about ACL recovery times
We offer pediatric sports medicine expertise to deliver full-service care for growing bodies.Learn how we treat athletes
"It's not about next year's basketball season; it's about life."