According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, about 70 percent of ACL injuries in athletes happen through mechanisms such as pivoting, cutting, sidestepping, out of control play or awkward landings, while about 30 percent of ACL injuries occur from contact with other players.
Low back pain is one of the most common afflictions in our society. Back pain ranges from mild pain (with activities) to extreme pain (that cannot seem to find a comfortable position to be in), from a sharp catching pain to dull ringing ache, from centralized pain at the lower back to radiating pain and even numbness, pins and needles down the legs.
Patellar tendinopathy (jumper’s knee) is a condition characterized by pain felt at the inferior pole of patella (kneecap). It is a condition which affects individuals who participate in sports; which require repetitive loading of the patellar tendon. The diagnosis is made clinically; thus, please consult a Doctor and then a Physiotherapist if you experience any symptoms around the knee joint.