Anterior Cruciate Ligament, or ACL tear, is one of the most common knee injuries, but also one of the most feared ones. Since ACL is a tough tissue that keeps the knee together, it is normal to think of it tearing as a big injury that may take a lot of time to heal. There […]
Is Surgery Necessary For Complete Acl Tears
Anterior cruciate ligament or ACL tears are getting more and more common each day and can be devastating when they happen at a young age as their implications are more often than not, lifelong. They usually occur among athletes, and even though 80 percent of them do get back to sports, it is alarming that […]
Does Partial Acl Tear Heal Its Own
Partial anterior cruciate ligament (better known as ACL) injuries are dealt with differently than complete ACL tears. This is because the healing time of a partial injury is usually a lot faster than the recovery from a full tear, but, at the same time, it can be a lot more complicated than it. Nowadays, ACL […]
What Causes Pain Behind The Knee on Back of Leg?
Painful sensation does not only affect your knee cap and knee joints. In some cases, the pain stretches to the back of the kneecap on the back of leg. There are some risk factors associated with this back of leg knee pain, which is important to observe. This resulted pain might also reside in several […]
How to Care for A Knee Wound
Injuries of the knee is not an uncommon issue. Compared to some other body parts, your knees are constantly moving, making it a part of the body requiring different treatments compared with other body parts when injured. Proper knee injuries care is essential considering this characteristic. The importance of proper knee wound care There are […]
Dislocated kneecap symptoms
A dislocated kneecap is quite an uncommon injury. This injury can occur as a result of a direct trauma to the knee or a sudden twist or pivoting of the leg. This trauma or accidental pivoting causes dislocation as the patella—or kneecap shifts out of its normal position. Kneecap dislocation can be minor or severe. […]
How long does a dislocated patella take to heal?
A dislocated patella refers to dislocation of the knee cap toward the outside of the knee due to either a forceful blow to the patella or a twisting of the knee. Dislocated patella is quite common injury in contact sports, wherein it is quite likely for someone to hit the inside of your knee and […]
Exercises for dislocated knee rehab
Knee dislocation may take weeks to heal and thus, inhibit your usual movements. Since you might be wearing a knee gear or using crutches to support your knee movements during the healing time, you might experience weakened knee after a kneecap dislocation. The role of exercises to your dislocated knee Exercises, which is done in […]
Will a dislocated knee heal itself?
Patellar dislocation or a kneecap dislocation is one of those knee injuries you might accidentally get. This is a painful injury and may result in inhibited movements of the affected knee. In most cases, a knee dislocation is followed by severe swelling of the injury site and triggers weakness and inability to straighten the dislocated […]
Can you walk on a dislocated kneecap?
Your kneecap is located in its groove, and as long as this patella stays in the groove, you will be able to do various activities involving the knee and leg. Thus, there should be no complains about how you walk, sit, or bend your knee. However, accidents happen and a dislocated knee may occur as […]