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.
Private patients who stay in hospital for costly rehab after major knee surgery recover just as fast as people who go home and have physiotherapy. So, why pay more?
Knock knees (and bow legs) are generally a normal part of a child’s growth and development. But if they persist, they can become problematic.
Some 85% of research into drugs and treatments ends up on the cutting room floor but not all of that should.