Although the terms sprain and strain are used loosely and have no precise clinical definition, a sprain generally refers to an injury to a ligament - one of the tough, fibrous cords within a joint that connects the bones together, and a strain refers to muscle injury.
In the previous post, we discussed different types of surgeries which are used in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. This week I’d... Read more »
Tearing or rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a common knee injury, especially in people who participate in certain sports. Because... Read more »
When the anterior cruciate ligament is torn or ruptured a piece of tendon from around the knee is used as a replacement graft. Most often the... Read more »
Researchers from several large medical groups did a meta-analysis of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears. They looked to see which treatment... Read more »