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If You Tore Your ACL, Should You Get Surgery and Then Wear a Brace?

The meniscus is a C-shaped piece of cartilage that works as a cushion between the femur and the tibia. Tearing of the meniscus occurs when the knee is twisted forcibly while under weight. As the body ages, cartilage deteriorates making knee joints more susceptible to meniscal tears with minor movement. When the meniscus is torn, it starts to move abnormally inside the joint and it may become caught between the tibia and femur.

The meniscus is a C-shaped piece of cartilage that works as a cushion between the femur and the tibia. Tearing of the meniscus occurs when the knee is twisted forcibly while under weight. As the body ages, cartilage deteriorates making knee joints more su

Torn Meniscus - The menisci are pads between the femur and the tibia

Torn Meniscus - torn knee cartilage not limited to athletes or sports In this article Basics of torn meniscus - torn knee cartilage Sugical Animation Symptoms Causes Diagnosis Treatment Research Summary of torn meniscus - torn knee cartilage

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Knee Strengthening Exercises for Torn Meniscus

Preventing ACL Injury through Strengthening Exercises   The Anterior Cruciate Ligament is extremely important to all, as this ligament contr...

Preventing ACL Injury through Strengthening Exercises

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament is extremely important to all, as this ligament controls rotational forces in the knee. If this ligament Preventing ACL

A torn ACL is tearing the anterior cruciate ligament, the piece of tissue that connects your femur bone to the tibia bone. Treatment may involve surgery to repair the tear, after which rehabilitation through physical therapy may be recommended. For cases of non-surgical treatment, rehabilitation to establish range of motion for the knee joint is...

Bicycling With a Torn ACL

A traditional total knee replacement requires removing the “island” of bone to which the ACL and PCL are attached. A new total knee replacement implant features a shape that protects that island of bone and saves the ligaments.

Commonly referred to as knock knees, valgus knee refers to a condition in which the knees angle inward. It is often accompanied by inward hip rotation and a flattened foot arch. More common in women than men, valgus knee often causes no symptoms. However, people with valgus knee are at increased risk for anterior cruciate ligament injury, which...

Strengthening Exercises for Valgus Knee

Commonly referred to as knock knees, valgus knee refers to a condition in which the knees angle inward. It is often accompanied by inward hip rotation and a flattened foot arch. More common in women than men, valgus knee often causes no symptoms. However, people with valgus knee are at increased risk for anterior cruciate ligament injury, which...

Knee Pain: Symptoms: Incredible Pain Relief By Putting a Clothespin On Your Ear For Just 5 Seconds

Knee Pain: Symptoms: Incredible Pain Relief By Putting a Clothespin On Your Ear For Just 5 Seconds

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If You Tore Your ACL, Should You Get Surgery and Then Wear a Brace?

An ACL tear is a common knee injury that can cause pain and instability. Make sure that you know the typical symptoms and treatment options.

Picture of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)

Degeneration of the cartilage in the knee leading to osteoarthritis, inflammation of the knee joint causing rheumatoid arthritis and infections lead to a

Dog Knee - Cruciate Ligament Rupture in Dogs: Symptoms and Diagnosis

A veterinarian explains everything you need to know about rupture of cruciate ligament in dogs

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