ACL

Data shows that 50 percent of people with an ACL injury will get arthritis. (Courtesy photo)

How to avoid a total knee replacement

First of all: Don’t get hurt. Once you injure your knee —…

 

Ballet dancers can be devastated by ACL injuries, but with proper treatment these athletes can regain their strength and continue to perform. (Courtesy photo)

Ballet dancers and ACL injuries

A tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is often associated with…

 

The knee has a handful of ligaments other than the ACL that should be checked out when your knee is injured.

Injured your ACL? Take care of your other knee ligaments, too

The knee is tied together by more than just the anterior cruciate…

 

When hitting the slopes

Why skiers get injured

Skiing is a phenomenally exciting and fun sport. However, the injury rate…

When hitting the slopes
Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/2013 Getty Images file photoLindsey Vonn’s recovery from ACL surgery is trickier because she is a world-class skier.

Lindsey Vonn and the ACL dilemma

When skiing superstar Lindsey Vonn recently announced her withdrawal from the Winter…

Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/2013 Getty Images file photoLindsey Vonn’s recovery from ACL surgery is trickier because she is a world-class skier.
Henny Ray Abrams/2001 AP file photoStudies are trying to determine why females suffer more knee injuries than males.

Women at higher risk for sports-related knee injuries

When it comes to knee injuries through playing sports, statistics tell us…

Henny Ray Abrams/2001 AP file photoStudies are trying to determine why females suffer more knee injuries than males.