Category Archives: Knee Injury

Full return to sport or activity can be a 5-month to a full year process for the post-surgical ACL reconstruction. Successful return to activity is dependent on following post-surgical precautions and completing a structured post-surgical rehabilitation program. In addition, sport specific training prior to returning to the desired sport is mandatory and has been shown … Continue reading Post-Surgical ACL Reconstruction Rehabilitation Protocol

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Quick Anatomy Overview of the Knee The knee joint involves 4 bones: Femur Tibia Fibula Patella There are four main ligaments that stabilize the knee: Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) This article will focus on the ACL. The ACL is located in the center … Continue reading Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Surgery of the Knee

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Your chiropractor can help with many sports related injuries, including runner’s knee. Runner’s knee, also called patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS), is one of the most common injuries suffered by runners. Its main symptom is a dull pain that is felt mainly around or behind the top of the kneecap. There are many theories about the … Continue reading Does Hip Weakness Cause Runner’s Knee Pain?

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What is Iliotibial Band Syndrome and What to Do to Prevent It

There are many injuries runners can face; some of them minor, others very serious. One of the most common injuries runners face is called Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS), which affects the knee. ITBS is the inflammation of the iliotibial band, which is a fibrous tissue that runs down the outside of the leg. It begins … Continue reading What is Iliotibial Band Syndrome and What to Do to Prevent It

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