prevent acl tear

How to Prevent ACL Tears

What is the ACL? The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) provides stability to the knee joint by controlling excessive mobility and range of motion. Specifically, this

Tennis Leg Revisited

This entry documents my own experience with “Tennis Leg”. As per my previous entry, tennis leg is a tear of the calf muscle known as

Knee Pain – Meniscus Tears

Knee Pain Meniscus Tears Meniscus tears are among the most common injuries that lead to an orthopedic evaluation for knee pain.  They are typically acute

Tennis Leg

Gastrocnemius Tear I recently saw a fellow tennis player who injured his calf while playing tennis. His story was classic for the well-known injury referred

Knee – Meniscus and Cartilage Injuries

Knee- Meniscus and Cartilage Injuries. There are two kinds of cartilage present in your knee, articular cartilage and meniscus cartilage. Articular cartilage is the material

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