It’s estimated one in five over-40s have chronic knee pain.
ACL injuries aren’t just a problem for professional athletes.
Yes, there is a risk of injuring yourself while playing netball but the overall risk of serious injury is relatively small – and far outweighed by the benefit of being active and part of a team.
Running injuries don’t have to be inevitable.
A technology that measures three-dimensional movement of the knee in real-time enables health professionals to make better assessments of the joint.
New treatment for osteoarthritis works in sheep and mice. Hopefully, human trials will start soon.
Running as nature intended might help prevent shin, foot, knee and ankle injuries.
Doctors tend to overestimate how good their treatments are and underestimate the harms that come from them. But many studies have shown knee arthroscopy to no more effective than fake surgery.