Tag: Sports Injuries

General

Sprains and Strains

Sprains and strains are a common type of injury that affect muscles and ligaments. Ligaments are strong bands of tissue around joints that connect one bone to another. They help to keep bones together and stable. Symptoms of sprains and strains include: pain swelling and inflammation loss of movement in the affected body part Sprains […]

Lower Limb

Treatment for ACL Injuries in Children and Teens

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries¬†in children and teens are less common than in adults. But they do occur, especially in teens. An injury that hasn’t been treated (or one in which the treatment didn’t work) can lead to future knee problems. The knee may become more and more unstable. Over time,¬†osteoarthritis may develop. Trying rehab […]

Lower Limb

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury

Brief Outline of ACL Injury The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the four ligaments of the knee and it holds the knee together from the front. An ACL injury commonly happens in sports where there are a lot of direction changes and possible impacts. Football, basketball, and other fast moving games that require […]

Knee Anatomy
Lower Limb

Sports Injuries of the Knee

The incidence of sports-related injuries has been increasing steadily over the recent years. It is estimated that doctors in the Unites States treat 3.5 million sports injuries in a year and in Singapore, over 16,000 sports injuries occur every year. Sports ¬†injuries impact the sufferer on two fronts. In terms of sporting activity, the individual […]