knee pain

ACL tear surgery repairs or replaces an injured anterior cruciate ligament, which is the band of soft tissue that runs down the middle of the knee and connects your thighbone (femur) to your shinbone (tibia). Partially torn ACLs may not need surgery, but completely torn ACLs cannot heal on their own and require surgical repair […]

Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Injury: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & Recovery

The knee is the largest joint in the body and – unfortunately – it’s also one of the easiest joints to injure. In particular, the ligaments in the knee are prone to sprains and tears in athletes and other active individuals. While strength training and conditioning can help support the knee and protect the ligaments […]

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Children and teenagers who grow up playing sports are used to the bumps, bruises, sprains and strains that come with the territory. They are conditioned to push through adversity and play through discomfort – yet they typically can tell the difference between soreness and actual injury.  Dr. Eric Heiden, a Utah orthopedic surgeon and five-time […]

PCL Injuries vs LCL Injuries: Common Causes and Symptoms

Most people are familiar – some intimately – with their knees’ ACLs (anterior cruciate ligaments) and MCLs (medial collateral ligaments). As the two most common ligaments in the knee that are injured every year, the ACL and MCL get a lot of attention. There are, however, two other ligaments that play important roles in the […]

When to See a Doctor for Knee Pain

Unfortunately, knee pain is a common problem for many Americans of all ages. While younger people tend to experience knee pain after an injury, knee pain can also be caused by a number of medical conditions, obesity and arthritis. If you’re experiencing acute or chronic knee pain, you may need to see a knee specialist […]

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