Sports medicine & Kinesiology

'Kneeding' a break: First evidence ACL injuries an overuse failure

Repetitive knee stress and failure to accommodate sufficient rest between periods of strenuous exercise may be key factors behind the rapid rise in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in world sport, a new international ...

Pediatrics

Young athletes may need one-year break after knee surgery

After surgical reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament, young athletes are now recommended to undergo at least a year's rehab and thorough testing before resuming knee-strenuous sport. Research shows that those who ...

Surgery

New therapy needed for two forms of painful joint condition

A new collaborative study led by The University of Western Australia has found that a painful joint condition called arthrofibrosis that can result from traumatic injury or surgery may come in two forms which should be treated ...

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