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What knee injuries are commonly sustained in football?
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Dr. Tandy Freeman
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Bruises, sprains, ..
Bruises, sprains, torn cartilage.
The most common ligament injury is a sprained medial collateral ligament (mcl) which usually is treated without surgery. The most common surgical knee injury in football is a torn anterior cruciate ligament (acl). Meniscal (cartilage) tears are also common, often requiring surgery.

In brief: Bruises, sprains, ..
Bruises, sprains, torn cartilage.
The most common ligament injury is a sprained medial collateral ligament (mcl) which usually is treated without surgery. The most common surgical knee injury in football is a torn anterior cruciate ligament (acl). Meniscal (cartilage) tears are also common, often requiring surgery.
Dr. Tandy Freeman
Dr. Tandy Freeman
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: ACL tears.
ACL tears are very common, so are meniscus tears.
If you incur one of these, usually surgery is required.

In brief: ACL tears.
ACL tears are very common, so are meniscus tears.
If you incur one of these, usually surgery is required.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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In brief: Many
The primary injuries would be a anterior cruciate ligament tear, medial or lateral collateral ligament strain or tear and quite often meniscal injuries to name a few.

In brief: Many
The primary injuries would be a anterior cruciate ligament tear, medial or lateral collateral ligament strain or tear and quite often meniscal injuries to name a few.
Dr. John Callahan
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Dr. Rick Pospisil
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