The Most Common Knee Injuries

The most common knee injury is related to the meniscus. Its incidence could be ranged from 25 to 60 per hundred thousand people for year, affirms Dr. Keith Hechtman, Orthopedic Surgeon with Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute. Dr. Hechtman also says It's a very common injury and It's most common in males than females, because males tend to be heavier in weight and tend to be a little more active in sports and the stress that they apply to the knee. ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is a very frequently knee injury, he adds.

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