Female athletes have a higher risk of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury than males. Combining exercises, such as strength, balance, and flexibility, in a preventive training program may help reduce this risk.
Water on the knee is when fluid collects around and inside the knee joint, causing pain and swelling. Also known as knee effusion or fluid on the knee, it can occur whenever there's damage to the joint due to injury or underlying disease, such as arthritis.
New research offers up some good news for diehard marathon runners: You don't necessarily have to give up running if you are experiencing hip or knee pain.
Healing does take time, but within a few months most people can get back to play at their pre-surgery level without the pain that they experienced before, a pair of new studies show.
Hamstring rehabilitation exercises can aid recovery and help prevent future injuries. Rehabilitation protocols typically call for a combination of stretching and strengthening movements.