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Solutions for the Most Common Knee Injuries

by Erik B on Jun 17, 2015

Your knees are the most vulnerable joint in your body. They carry the brunt of your weight, help you walk, shift, and maintain balance. Injuries to the knee joint can happen easily, but there are ways to avoid the damage.

A tear in the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) can occur when getting struck at the side of the knee or non-contact pivoting. Tears in the meniscus cartilage can lock up the knee joint. Knees, like other joints, can also be subject to arthritis. The basic advice is to stretch thoroughly before physical activity and ice down any sight of swelling. For further details on these knee injuries and their treatment, please click here:: 3 Common Knee Injuries- and the Best Ways to Treat Them

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