ACL injury

September 12, 2018

Study: Do ACL and Meniscal Injuries Increase Your Chances For Total Knee Replacement?

The short answer: Yes Meniscal and ACL injuries can increase the risk of osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis increases the wear and tear on the knee joint, increasing cartilage erosion and increasing stress on the joint. The recent study comprised of nearly 3.6 million patient cases. Analysis of the results demonstrated that patients with ACL injuries had a seven-fold increase in total knee replacement resulting from osteoarthritis. For Meniscal injuries, the results were […]
March 29, 2018

What’s my risk of sustaining an ACL injury while playing sports?

One in 29 female athletes and 1 in 50 male athletes ruptured their ACL in a window that spanned from 1season to 25 years. The incidence rate (IR) of ACL injury among female athletes in a season was 1.7 times higher than the IR of ACL injury among male athletes and the incidence proportion (IP) of ACL injury among female athletes was 1.5 times higher than the IP of ACL […]
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