Are you starting to feel pain in your knee from playing football, basketball, soccer or tennis or being a long-time regular at the step aerobic class? You’re not alone. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons , the knee is the largest joint in the human body. Additionally, it is one of the most complex joints and is vulnerable to injury since people use it so much.
The most common injury is a meniscal tear, which is often described as torn cartilage in the knee. It is estimated that this type of injury affects approximately 30 percent of people who are 50 years old and above. The meniscus are tough, and rubbery wedge-shaped pieces of cartilage that serve as shock absorbers between the thighbone (which is known as the femur) and the shinbone (known as the tibia).
“Athletes, particularly those who play contact sports, are at risk for meniscal tears,” the AAOS website states. “However, anyone at any age can tear a meniscus.&rd...
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Use this product as directed. Follow all directions on the
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Dry your hands before using this product. Place the strip
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