When it comes to playing sports, your knee can take a lot of abuse. While you’re jumping, lunging and running you may be unaware of the stress you’re putting on your knees. Females and males are built differently, and women experience more knee injuries than their male counterparts. Especially for females, tearing the ACL (Anterior … Continue reading Athletes and ACL injuries — Are you at risk?
If you or a female family member is preparing to start up a new season of soccer, running, tennis, cheerleading, gymnastics, or other sport, spend some time getting your body into shape before the season begins. Getting your body in shape will help you out-last the competition and decrease your likelihood of suffering from an … Continue reading To Women, Play the Game Injury-Free
Men and women are different in a lot of ways, but one area of difference that may surprise you concerns their knees. Active women are at least twice as likely to suffer serious knee injuries as men, but it’s not just athletes who are at risk. Although female athletes at the high school and college … Continue reading Knees: What a Woman Needs to Know