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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Brenner Children’s pediatric emergency department has moved back to its original location. Learn more

In order to help protect patients, family members and health care workers from the spread of COVID-19, no visitors are allowed at any of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s outpatient or inpatient facilities, except in certain situations.
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Word! Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries

Word! Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries

Say: an-TEER-ee-ur KRU-shee-ate LIG-uh-ment IN-juh-rees

The ACL is one of four ligaments in your knee. You'll find it behind your kneecap, working to keep your knee stable and your shinbone from moving too far forward. An ACL injury happens when you tear this ligament and have trouble walking or playing sports.