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Back In The Game: ACL Injuries

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Allegheny General Hospital Sports Medicine physician Darren Frank, MD, discuss ACL tears with PSR Publisher Ellis Cannon in the first edition of PSR's "Back In The Game" sponsored by AGH.

The Pittsburgh Sports Report and Allegheny General Hospital are pleased to present the debut episode of “Get In The Game,” a series of informational videos geared toward addressing the bumps and bruises typically encountered in during youth sports training and competition.

Hosted by PSR Publisher Ellis Cannon, this episode of “Get In The Game” features Allegheny General Hospital Sports Medicine physician Darren Frank, MD, discussing ACL injuries in youth sports.

Dr. Frank explains how ACL injuries occur, how they are treated, and how they can be prevented.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE VIDEO.

When it comes to treating sports injuries, the sports medicine specialists at Allegheny General Hospital are the best in the business. As the official medical provider of the Pittsburgh Pirates, AGH’s physicians are nationally acclaimed for having the “best medical staff” in the game.

And AGH’s physicians provide that same care for amateur and scholastic athletes, as well. To schedule an appointment with a sports medicine specialist at Allegheny General Hospital, call 412-DOCTORS (362-8677).

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