Knee Injury

ACL Injury Post Surgical Repair

You’ve Injured Your ACL – Now What?

What You Need to Know: An ACL injury is common in athletes of all levels but is more common among girls than boys. An ACL injury is especially common in activities and sports with a lot of cutting, pivoting, jumping, and change of direction. Examples include football, hurling, soccer, basketball, and rugby to name a …

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Osgood-Schlatter’s disease

My friend told me my child’s knee pain might be Osgood-Schlatter’s disease. Is that serious?

Osgood-Schlatter’s disease is not serious in terms of it does not mean your child is damaging your child’s knee. However, at the Pain and Performance Clinic, we think knee pain is serious if it means it stops your child from doing the things they love like playing sports or even playing with their siblings/friends.

Why does the ACL suddenly tear?

    Why does the ACL suddenly tear? A question often asked is why the ACL tears in manoeuvres that the sportsperson has completed successfully many times in the past. The sportsperson could be off balance, be pushed/nudged by an opponent, have adopted an unusually wide foot position. Inadequate muscle protection, poor neuromuscular control, fatigue …

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