When people talk about torn knee cartilage, they are usually referring to a torn meniscus. The mensicus is a tough, rubbery cartilage that is attached to the knee’s ligaments. The meniscus acts like a shock absorber. In athletic activities, tears in the meniscus can occur when twisting, cutting, pivoting, decelerating, or being tackled. Direct contact is often involved.
Conditions - Shoulder & Elbow Care
AC is an abbreviation for acromioclavicular. Your shoulder blade and collarbone are connected by your ligaments and AC joint. When you sprain your AC, it is considered a shoulder separation. There are different classifications for shoulder sprains determined by the extent of the tear. The three main types of AC sprains are: Type One: This is a slight tear to your AC ligament with [...]
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