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

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

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

Knee pain is one of the most common areas of complaint in youth athletics.  If you haven’t experienced knee pain yourself, then you probably know some ...
Achilles Tendonopathy in Soccer

Achilles Tendonopathy in Soccer

If you are a soccer player, then you may have experienced pain or swelling in the back of your heel, over the thick cord-like structure, called your A ...
Ankle Sprains in Soccer: What to Know About Prevention and Rehabilitation – Part II

Ankle Sprains in Soccer: What to Know About Prevention and Rehabilitation – Part II

In Part I of this article, various types of ankle sprains that soccer athletes experience are described as well as tips for prevention. These injuries ...
Ankle Sprains in Soccer: What to Know About Prevention and Rehabilitation – Part I

Ankle Sprains in Soccer: What to Know About Prevention and Rehabilitation – Part I

Ankle sprains are the most common injury in soccer, accounting for nearly 20% of all soccer injuries.  Understanding ankle sprains, including preventi ...
Classification of a Ligament Sprain

Classification of a Ligament Sprain

Sprains are classified into three grades of severity, ranging from over-stretching to complete tearing of the ligament.  In a severe sprain, the ligam ...
How to Manage Acute Inflammation

How to Manage Acute Inflammation

You have heard of RICE for managing inflammation, but how about PRICEMEM? Protect, Rest, Ice, Compress, Elevate, Manual Therapy, Early Motion, Medica ...
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