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Cutting Edge Technique Improves Long-Term ACL Reconstruction Results

For many athletes who experience debilitating injury to their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) – the ligament that keeps the knee in place – getting back to the same level of performance is difficult. But doctors at the Roger Clemens Institute for Sports Medicine & Human Performance at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center offer an innovative surgery that can help these athletes return to play – and still maintain a healthy knee decades down the line. It’s called the double-bundle ACL reconstruction.   “Unlike traditional ACL surgeries, double-bundle ACL reconstruction recreates the normal anatomy of the ligament,”explains Walter Lowe, M.D., co-medical director …