Persistent knee pain in athletic populations- A Physical Therapist Perspective

Among all the disorders of the knee, patella femoral pain is the most common in athletes. It is also called runner’s knee, chondromalacia, and anterior knee pain. What that mean is the cartilage on the undersurface of the knee cap is wearing out. A short lesson in anatomy is required to understand this condition. The…

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New Treatment for ACL Repair?

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is an important stabilizingligament in the knee joint that is commonly injured in athletes. Repair of the ACL has been attempted in the past with mixed results, primarily because this ligament does not always reliably heal. Since then, the orthopaedic community transitioned to reconstructing the ligament with a tendon graft…

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