Author: Dr. Leslie Desrosiers

Dr. Desrosiers is a sports injury and prevention expert with over a decade of experience assisting youth, collegiate, and professional athletes in achieving their rehabilitation and performance goals. She is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Board-Certified Orthopedic Specialist, and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with a niche in preventing knee injuries. With her passion and expertise in preventing injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), she developed an online program to help athletes around the world reduce their risk of injury with her proven system. Her boutique private practice, Elite Concepts Physical Therapy and Performance, is located in San Diego, CA, where she lives with her husband and two daughters. ACL Strong is an online neuromuscular training program that guides athletes step-by-step through a proven system to reduce the risk of ACL injury and improve sports performance. Our strategic progression of exercises, emphasis on technique, and online format make ACL Strong simple, extremely effective, convenient, and fun. Learn more about how ACL Strong can help protect you: https://aclstrong.com Get a FREE Report “5 Tips To Prevent ACL Injuries…and The Most Valuable Decision You Can Make To Protect Their Future” Join the discussion in our FREE Facebook community Keeping Athletes In The Game

Myths About ACL Injuries – Part I

Myths About ACL Injuries – Part I

As an expert in ACL injury prevention, I've heard some interesting comments and perspectives about the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) over the years ...
Why Female Athletes Have More ACL Injuries Than Males

Why Female Athletes Have More ACL Injuries Than Males

Female athletes rupture their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) more frequently than males…nearly 6-8 times more! The most common sports in which fe ...
Best Off-Season Conditioning Strategy for Serious Soccer Players

Best Off-Season Conditioning Strategy for Serious Soccer Players

Every year, as Summer approaches and many sports are winding down for a brief rest period, supportive parents of serious athletes ask, “What should I ...
3 Ways to Protect Your Players’ Knees in 3 Minutes

3 Ways to Protect Your Players’ Knees in 3 Minutes

In this series, I’ve put together 3 exercises showing 3 different components of training that will help to strengthen your legs and protect your knees ...
An Injury Prevention and Performance Secret Revealed

An Injury Prevention and Performance Secret Revealed

You have 60 SECONDS before the most competitive event of your life… What do you do to optimize performance and safe execution? In the final minute ...
Why You Should Strengthen Your Hip Muscles

Why You Should Strengthen Your Hip Muscles

Have you ever wondered why you need to strengthen your hip muscles? Hips were the forgotten link for a long time, but now we put a lot of focus on the ...
What exactly is a pulled hip flexor?

What exactly is a pulled hip flexor?

Chances are, that pain is probably not from a pulled hip flexor. Hip impingement, also known as femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (or FAI), is ...
5 Tips on the Art of Preventing Ankle Sprains

5 Tips on the Art of Preventing Ankle Sprains

Ankles are anatomically stabilized passively with ligaments and actively with muscles that cross the ankle complex. An ankle sprain occurs when the jo ...
ACL Injuries – Get to Know the Risk Factors

ACL Injuries – Get to Know the Risk Factors

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament, commonly referred to as the ACL, is a dense band of tissue that provides stability to the knee. Fibers of the ACL can ...
Common Causes of Anterior Knee Pain in Youth Athletes – Part II

Common Causes of Anterior Knee Pain in Youth Athletes – Part II

In Part I of this article, I presented four causes of anterior knee pain that youth athletes may suffer from, including how they differ and what might ...
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