Overview

ACL Care Pro is a comprehensive 14+ week training program designed to maximize recovery and standardize care for patients once they enter "rehab purgatory.” The founders are experts in ACL injury treatment and recovery who, over time, observed that most people don't return to pre-injury ability and those that do return face a high rate of re-injury. They wanted to use their subject-matter expertise and leverage technology to create a solution to this problem, and they engaged Rehabilitation Health to help bring their idea to life.
"I really can’t say enough good things about the process of working with Rehabilitation Health. I put down the really corny catch phrase of you can’t have your cake and eat it. Well I felt like working with Rehabilitation Health, you could, because they de-risked what we were trying to do and really met and exceeded our expectations without really knowing what this could turn into and really produced something that is a great product. We were able to meet with them regularly, and they took the time to understand what our vision was in making this come to life and gave some really good feedback. We thought we were coming with these really high end questions, and their response would be ‘Oh yeah, we’ll take care of that.’ And it was just that over and over again in making this come to life. I personally hold the work that I do to a very high standard, and held them to a high standard as well, and they nailed it."

- Akil Piggott, Co-Founder & CEO

Story

Founders

Akil Piggott

Akil Piggott is a practicing Doctor of Physical Therapy, residency trained Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist, and residency mentor/adjunct educator at Thomas Jefferson University. With added insight from over 6 years of personal training, Akil bridges the gap between rehabilitation and performance. Akil is responsible for revamping ACL rehab at The Training Room of Cherry Hill, a South Jersey hub for athletes recovering from ACL injuries. He is the co-founder and CEO of 3M Athletic Performance.

Travis Pollen

Travis Pollen is a personal trainer, two-time author, PhD in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, and adjunct professor at Drexel University. His research focuses on risk factors for injury in competitive athletes and return to sport testing post-ACL injury. He also holds a master’s degree in Biomechanics and Movement Science from University of Delaware, a nationally-recognized institution for ACL research. He is the co-founder and COO of 3M Athletic Performance.

Cary Huggard

Cary has a background as a certified athletic trainer, a certified strength and conditioning specialist and holds a Master’s Degree in Education. His background includes roles as an athletic trainer for Olympic sports and the Temple University Men’s basketball team, the head athletic trainer for the NFL Europe League’s Berlin Thunder, and more.

Mandy Huggard

Mandy has been practicing in the field of sportsmedicine since 1996. As a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Certified Athletic Trainer and Certified Strength and Conditioning coach she has worked with athletes of all levels from adolescent to professional level along with a variety of active individuals who may not identify themselves as athletes.

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