Latest Knee Injury Stories

2013-08-28 23:25:25

Orthopedic experts at The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers provide tips for understanding and treating sports injuries such as a torn meniscus. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Meniscus tears are one of the most common forms of knee injuries and can occur at any age for athletes or anyone who enjoys an active lifestyle. This can become very painful and severely interfere with anyone’s way of life, especially if they play sports. Fortunately, experts at The Florida Knee and...

2011-12-19 13:11:54

Study finds pain patterns vary over a 12-year period New research shows 63% of women age 50 and older reported persistent, incident, or intermittent knee pain during a 12-year study period. Predictors for persistent pain included higher body mass index (BMI), previous knee injury, and radiographic osteoarthritis (OA). Details of this longitudinal study are available in Arthritis & Rheumatism, a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the American College of Rheumatology...

2009-02-05 14:07:46

Swedish alpine skier Jessica Lindell-Wikarby has suffered a potentially career-threatening knee injury, the Stockholm News reported Thursday. At the start of the world championships, Lindell-Wikarby sustained a badly torn right knee ligament near the end of a training run Wednesday and will miss the balance of the alpine season. A similar injury ended the 24-year-old's 2003 season. Svenska Dagbladet reported because the knee injury normally takes at least six months to heal and rehabilitate,...

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