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.
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.
Five millimeters. That’s just under 1/20 of an inch. Less than the width of the eraser of a no.2 pencil.
Knee injuries can occur with activities like jogging, basketball, tennis or inline skating. When we change direction, twist with our feet planted, stop suddenly, or jump and land awkwardly, our knees can take a hit. To treat simple knee sprains and strains, rest, ice packs and elevation are usually all you need. But if you … Read More