• Consumer Health Tips: Protect your knees while enjoying your sport

two people skiing down a snow-covered mountainsideDon't let an ACL injury end your season
You hear or feel a pop in your knee. It swells, feels unstable and become too painful to bear weight. It might be an ACL injury — the tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament, which is one of the major ligaments in the knee. ACL injuries most commonly occur during sports that involve sudden stops, jumping or changes in direction, such as basketball, soccer, football, tennis, volleyball, gymnastics and downhill skiing. Learn what you can do to protect your knees while enjoying your sport.


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