3 Reasons Women Are At Higher Risk For Tearing Their ACLs


Source: TheMicheliCenter

Your ACL is an anterior cruciate ligament, it works in conjunction with your PCL (posterior cruciate ligament). They work together in your knee joint to connect your thigh and shin bones. An ACL tear is one of the most common sports injuries. Unfortunately, knees aren’t meant to pivot and twist like shoulders and hips, and sometimes when they do, your ACL or other ligament tears. Weirdly, a torn ACL is much more likely to happen to a woman than a man. Read on to find out why.