For most people with osteoarthritis, the cause of their condition is unclear. But certain factors are known to increase your risk for osteoarthritis. One of them is an injury from sports or some other trauma.
Athletes know the unmistakable “pop” when they’ve torn their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). The injury can put a quick end to the season — and sometimes requires surgery and extensive rehabilitation.
A meniscus tear is a common (and potentially painful) knee injury. Find out what you need to know about treatment options and how you may avoid the injury.
ACL tears are one of the most common of all knee injuries, with more than 200,000 occurring annually. Recent research points to one factor that should be carefully weighed when you and your doctor discuss treatment options: your age.
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Location. Quality. Even sound. There are a few of the factors doctor ask about your knee pain to help sort causes and culprits.