Complications After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and Their Relation to the Type of Graft: A Prospective Study of 958 Cases
To describe the complications and adverse events after ACL reconstruction within a 2-year follow-up and analyze them in relation to the type of graft.
Hip and thigh pads are generally available at many sporting goods and specialty stores and can be used by athletes of nearly any sport that has a high risk of falls or collisions and hip injuries.
A study by scientists has discovered that therapeutic exercise does not harm articular cartilage of the knee in people with osteoarthritis, a leading cause of disability worldwide associated with pain, impaired mobility and quality of life. It may, in fact, benefit articular cartilage.
The lateral collateral ligament, or LCL, is one of the four major ligaments that supports the knee joint. The LCL is located on the outer side of the knee. LCL tears may occur as a result of a twisting type of injury or they may be the result of a direct blow to the inner side of the knee.
In the past, just about any hip pain symptom was attributed to a "muscle strain" type of injury. While this is a common cause of hip pain in athletes, we are learning more and more about other causes of hip pain that can sideline a player from the action.