275 Madison E 40th St.

Contact: 212-986-3888

275 Madison E 40th St.

Contact: 212-986-3888

A cruciate ligament injury is one of the most common knee injuries resulting from a sprain or tear. An Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL ) tear requires immediate Gold Standard of Care Sports Medicine treatment. A cruciate ligament injury is only worsened and recovery is prolonged with ineffective treatment.

Causes of a Cruciate Ligament Injury

Athletes who participate in high demand sports are very susceptible to ACL tears.

  • Dancing
  • Gymnastics
  • Martial Arts
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Rugby
  • Basketball
  • Football

These sports require the athlete to make sudden twisting or pivoting movements, while keeping the feet firmly planted in one spot. This motions is known as torsion. Torsion is intensively pivoting while holding the feet in a solid position. This movement places great strain on the knee. A loud popping sound is typically heard when tornsion damages the ACL.

Treatment for a Cruciate Ligament Injury

At Spine and Sports Medicine, the Multidisciplinary Health Care Team will complete a full evaluation of the cause and location of your cruciate ligament injury by conducting in-depth diagnostic testing.

  • Event of injury details
  • Symptoms of cruciate ligament injury
  • Medical history
  • Medication and allergy history
  • Lifestyle activities history
  • X-Ray
  • CT scan
  • MRI scan

One Stop Cruciate Ligament Treatment

Spine and Sports Medicine is a premier therapeutic clinic implementing advanced modalities of sports medicine . Sports medicine at Spine and Sports Medicine is the Gold Standard of Care for treating cruciate ligament injuries.

Discover the best sports medicine for effective treatment of a cruciate ligament injury within the warm and inviting spa-like environment at Spine and Sports Medicine. Our facility offers all-encompassing pain management services in one convenient Midtown Manhattan location.

In addition to the most advanced treatment modalities –cutting edge strengthening equipment – we offer off-hours for scheduling appointments, including selected evenings throughout the work week and mornings or afternoons on Saturdays.

Out-of-Network Insurance Benefits

At Spine and Sports Medicine, there is no requirement for you to obtain an outside primary physician referral to have the cost of your cruciate ligament injury treatment covered by your medical insurance policy. Most PPOs have out-of-network benefits allowing insurance coverage for doctor’s not listed in your insurer’s directory. The insurance experts at Spine and Sports Medicine will help you to determine your coverage and assist in processing your claims.

Guide to Pain Relief

Please click the icon below to download Dr. Brian Kessler’s complimentary eBook – Guide to Pain Relief – or call 212.986.3888 to schedule a consultation.

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