Tag: "cruciate" at medical news
Loyola’s Tips On How to Avoid Basketball Injuries During March Madnes
...the most common injuries is a tear of the anterior cruciate
ligament (ACL), which joins the "shinbone lower leg) with the back of the thighbone (upper leg)." 70 percent of ACL injuries and non-contact and only 30 percent involve collision. “The ACL helps a person bend their knee, squat and jump,” said Tonino....
Basketball Top For Injurious Sports
... knee injuries in sports is a non-contact anterior cruciate
ligament (ACL) injury. The ACL, a rope-like bundle of fibrous tissue in the center of the knee, connects the front of the lower leg (shinbone) with the back of the upper leg (thighbone) and helps a person bend their knee, jump and squat. Seventy perc...
Adolescent Girl Athletes More Likely to Injure Knees Than Boys
... times more likely to injure their knee's anterior cruciate
ligament (ACL) than their male counterparts, according to a recent study led by Morgan Stanley Children's// Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University Medical Center. Published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine, the study looks...
Kids in Sport—Great for Fitness, but Concern About Injurie
... athletes. For example, disruption of the anterior cruciate
ligament (ACL) of the knee is a severe injury that is increasingly common in children and teens. A review draws attention to the lack of scientific data regarding the management of ACL injuries in young athletes: while nonsurgical treatment may lead ...
Are Women Weak in the Knees?
...e to knee problems, and they injure the// anterior cruciate
ligament (ACL) twice as often as men. Knees & Hips: A Troubleshooting Guide to Knee and Hip Pain, a new report from Harvard Medical School, explains how a combination of anatomy and hormones contribute to women’s weak knees. The report also outlines ...
Sania Mirza Admitted for Treatment of Knee Injury
...Hospitals said Sania, who hurt her knee's anterior cruciate
ligament (ACL), would undergo an intense four-week physiotherapy and rehabilitation regimen. "She will be reviewed after four weeks before taking a decision on the further course of action," said K. Hari Prasad, chief executive officer of Apollo Ho...
Some Common Human Injuries Also Common in Dogs
...injuries. One injury Roush treats regularly is a cruciate
ligament rupture, an injury common in large breed ...sing the femur to bear down heavily on the cranial cruciate
ligament, the only ligament opposing the femur as it pushes down. When the stress becomes too much, ...
Differences in Brain Functions Results in non-contact Knee Injuries
...McNabb is not alone. An estimated 200,000 anterior cruciate
ligament injuries occur annually in the United States, mostly in young, healthy, active individuals. According to Swanik, it is not uncommon to have one or two ACL injuries every season on a football team, and the incidence is likely even greater o...
Neoprene Sleeve in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery
...rene sleeves have similar recoveries from anterior cruciate
ligament (ACL) reconstruction, according to new research presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine at the Telus Convention Center. For patients returning to sport after ACL reconstruction, a functional...