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Three ACL Injury Symptoms Women Should Never Ignore

ACL Injury

An ACL injury is an over-stretching or tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee. The ACL joins the femur, or upper leg bone, to the tibia, or lower leg bone, and helps to keep the knee stable. Injuries to the ligament inside the knee joi ... View More...

Hip Replacement Recovery and What You Can Expect

Hip Replacement Recovery

Hip replacement, also known as total hip arthroplasty, is a procedure that removes arthritis to relieve pain, improve mobility, and restore function. Over the years improvements in surgical techniques, equipment, implants, and post-operative care hav ... View More...

Plantar Fasciitis a Challenge for Marathon Runners

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common — and painful — health challenges marathon runners face. The continual pressure and stress that runners place on the plantar fascia (the flat band of tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot) can w ... View More...

Understanding Runner’s Knee

Runner's Knee

Runner’s knee is the common term for any one of several conditions that cause pain in front, behind or around the kneecap, or patella. The most common of these conditions is patellofemoral syndrome, patellar tendonitis and anterior knee pain syndro ... View More...

How Are Rotator Cuff Tears Diagnosed and Treated?

Rotator Cuff Tears

Rotator cuff tears pose a significant challenge for athletes, especially those in their golden years. In fact, according to a study published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), roughly 25 percent of those over age 60 have rotator cuff injuri ... View More...

Treating and Preventing MCL Injuries

MCL Injuries

The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is one of the four ligaments that stabilize the knee. It is located on the inner side of the knee. It functions to prevent the knee from collapsing or buckling inward. A ligament is a tissue that connects two bone ... View More...