While the U.S. women's national soccer team competes in the FIFA Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, many amateur players may be inspired to kick up the soccer ball at home. A Baylor College of Medicine athletic trainer offers tips on how to play safely and prevent injuries.
According to presented results, meniscal allograft transplantation provided predictable functional improvements for adolescent patients with functional outcomes and graft survivorship comparable to those in adults.
Swimming isn’t just good exercise, it’s great exercise. That’s thanks to the water itself, which offers buoyancy and resistance that makes it easier on your whole body than other forms of exercise.
Knee hyperextension occurs when the knee joint bends backward beyond its normal range of motion. Depending on the severity, this injury can cause damage to the ligaments or tendons that support this area of your leg. It can also lead to pain and several other symptoms.
“Move it or lose it” the saying goes, but too much exercise or playing sports can lead to overuse injuries.
This blog reviews the function and importance of menisci in protecting articular cartilage.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has announced an update to its clinical practice guideline for the management and treatment of ACL injuries, according to a press release.
As a new school year begins, many students return to their favorite sports or try something new.
Data showed that women develop adhesive capsulitis at a faster rate than men and that there are risk factors unique to women. Female athletes are also more likely to experience traumatic shoulder instability than male athletes.
Compared with conservative treatment, hematoma aspiration combined with platelet-rich plasma injection may shorten return to play and reduce recurrence rate among athletes with grade 2 hamstring strains, according to published results.