I Tore My Acl

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 35 People

    I wasn't even apart of an intense team

    or anything. it was High school JV girls soccer. planted my foot and got shoved on the shoulders, causing me to rotate.(lol. that was fun) tore my ACL right off the femur bone and also a torn meniscus.
    coliebearr coliebearr
    May 4, 2015

    It's been 8 months and I just wanna cry

    because I'm still not ready to cheer yet
    urigagarin urigagarin
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 26, 2015

    You're it on July 16.

    .. Surgery on the 20... Wish me luck
    Spfxartist13 Spfxartist13
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 2, 2015

    June 8, 2013 My freshman year was suppose to be

    the happiest year of my life. But a reckless tackle from the other team put me on the bench for 9 months with a torn ACL, two meniscus tears, a sprained LCL and MCL and a fractured knee cap. I made it in time to play 3 games of the season. But I still wonder what the other girls...
    narcoed narcoed
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 23, 2014

    Tore mine May 30th playing lacrosse it's been 2

    month now and it is still painful go to see a surgeon next week .. was also trying to be more active and lose weight and that has been thrown off track now :( I'm depressed
    laxmeg9 laxmeg9
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 27, 2015

    I tore my acl as long

    as my cartaliedge, while doing muay thai in April. I've just had my first surgery for my cartaliedge last month, although they don't expect it to repair. I'm hoping my acl has a more positive outcome. I don't care about the pain that will come I just want of the crutches. its...
    gaminggirl97 gaminggirl97
    18-21, F
    Nov 16, 2015

    This Is Kinda Embarrassing...

    I tore my ACL in half after tripping over a curb....and it wasn't a big one.
    RayRay2013 RayRay2013
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 19, 2011

    Senior Year

    June 11, 2013 was one of the worst days ever. I played summer league basketball and it would have been my senior year, i was gonna wait to see what other scholarships i could besides Baylor and Spring Texas, well...everything was ruined that day. In the middle of my summer league...
    JustMayfield JustMayfield
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 29, 2013

    Bad Luck

    Pure adrenaline pumped through my veins as I rushed at a member of the opposing team to try and steal the ball away from her. I remember everything so clearly: the sunny weather, the enthused shouts of the parents watching from the stands, and the constant encouragement of my...
    fru1t fru1t
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 7, 2013

    tore my acl completely 2 years ago at a party

    playing soccer in the back yard. when I tried to kick the ball I missed and ended up landing wrong.. I knew something was completely wrong because my knee kept giving out on me that same night. every one thought it was just a bad fall or a sprain and dismissed and pretty much...
    liquidgold18k liquidgold18k
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 10, 2015

    I tore it....again...

    ..the same one I had surgically reconstructed in 2006. I was skiing and I didn't even really fall this time. It was just an off balance landing on a small jump. Anyone else had surgery both times in the same knee?
    g287 g287
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 11, 2015

    While Playing Slow Pitch Softball

    I didn't know there was a rule that you couldn't slide.  I guess i know the rule for why now.
    chargers77 chargers77
    51-55, M
    Jun 8, 2011

    Yup Its Official...That ACL Is Torn Baby Torn

    So I was sparring at the end of February and landed a gorgeous back-kick. It was perfect, the form, the point I got, and how beautifully my knee popped. I went to the ER and got an x-ray...knee stabilizer and crutches. 2 days I spent it at home icing it and maintaining the leg...
    thanatophobic thanatophobic
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 4, 2013
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