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Grace Sheets pauses on the slopes

Young Skier Is Stronger Than Ever After Knee Surgery

Grace was 12 years old when she suffered a complete tear of her right anterior cruciate ligament – the band of tissue that connects the thighbone to the shinbone at the knee. After surgery to reconstruct her ACL, this skier is stronger than ever.

Diego Castillo uses wearable technology in a therapy session

Oxygenation Study Helps Ballet Dancer Recover from ACL Surgery

When a Cleveland Ballet dancer tore his ACL, the UH sports medicine team used their expertise and wearable technology to get him ready to perform again.

Amy and her three boys

Torn ACL Threatens to Take Busy Mom Out of the Game

When Amy – runner, soccer coach and mom to three boys – experienced a complete tear of her left ACL, the orthopedic experts at UH worked around her busy schedule to get her up and running again.

Meechie Johnson, Jr. on the court

High School Basketball Player’s Journey Through Difficult Injury Ends in Success

Meechie Johnson, Jr., injured his knee during playoffs for the Garfield Heights High School team in his sophomore year. As a top 30 player in the country and the No. 3 point guard, much was at stake.

India on the field

Torn ACL Threatens to Take Young Athlete Out of the Game

A mid-air collision during a soccer game left high school athlete India with a game-stopping torn ACL. Learn how orthopedic surgeon, James Voos, MD, got her back in the game, pain-free.

Avid skier Mayra Gonzalez holds a banner

Skier Keeps Commitment to Ironman Event After ACL Injury

When avid skier Mayra Gonzalez took a spill on the ski slopes of the French Alps, she knew right away her knee was severely injured. Her thoughts almost immediately turned to the Ironman race she signed up for.

Competitive gymnast Ravenna Bala

High School Gymnast Benefits From Personalized Care for Torn ACL

When high school gymnast, Ravenna Bala, experienced a partial ACL tear, she turned to the experts at University Hospitals for personalized care and achieved the best possible outcome.

Skanda Moorthy on the soccer pitch

UH Sports Medicine Experts Design a Personalized Plan to Repair a Torn ACL

When high school soccer player, Skanda Moorthy, tore his ACL, UH sports medicine experts used a personalized combination of surgery and physical therapy to get him back in the game.

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