A lateral collateral ligament (LCL) is one of the major ligaments found in the outer part of the knee which attaches the outer part of the thigh bone found at the knee, femur, to the outer side of the shin bone, tibia, to ensure knee stability.
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Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis in the UK, it causes pain and stiffness in the joints. So, what are the symptoms and causes of osteoarthritis and how can you treat it?
Motocross was developed from motorcycle competitions in the early 1900s in the UK and is a sport in which a rider uses a specially designed motorcycle on a closed course, built up of a variety of terrain and jumps, uphill’s, downhills and corners.
Choosing the correct knee brace can be a difficult process, with a lot of technical language and five different types of hinges available on braces, its understandable to need some guidance on choosing the correct knee brace.
Injuries are part and parcel of taking part in sport, and those who ride horse will know exactly how hard the sport can be on your knees. The logistics of horse riding make protecting your knees difficult, such as the tight fit clothing and the need for a complete range of motion.
The two injuries are very alike, and this is what causes a confusing overlap between the two. A simple way to destining between the two is that a tendon attaches a muscle to bone whereas a ligament attaches bone to bone.
With just 12 weeks until Christmas the ski season is fast approaching meaning you need to get your boots dusted off, your winter clothes sorted but most importantly make sure you are protected when you are on the piste.
Buying a Knee brace be it your first or a replacement is a daunting process. Knee braces come in several different shapes and sizes, as well as offering different levels of support it is difficult to be sure what brace is right for you and your injury.
An ACL tear is a common sports injury affecting the knee and is characterised by the tearing of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament, which is an important structural stabiliser for the knee.
How do you know if you have damaged your ligament or your tendon? Well to be honest the reason there is such a confusing overlap of what is what and where, is because the two are very alike. The simplest way to put it is that tendons attach muscle to bone and ligaments attach bone […]