In the United States over 200,000 individuals suffer an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury every year. More than 100,000 of these individuals undergo ACL reconstruction (ACLR) . Current evidence shows that the ACL re-tear rate is between 8% and 23% when returning to sport (Ahlden et al 2012).
High Deductibles and higher co-pay plans have forced the consumer to become their own advocate in assessing the best value in medical care. According to research by Kaiser in 2015, the average deductible for people with employer-provided health coverage rose from $303 to$1077 between 2006 and 2015. This means that individuals are paying more for health care and often at the full pre adjusted cost of services until they meet their deductible.
Have you ever woken up with neck or low back pain after a night of sleep and wondered what did I do? Like anyone, you probably wait a few days hoping the pain and stiffness will resolve on its own and that you slept wrong. When your neck pain hasn’t resolved after a period of time,