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When I kick a football I feel like my knee buckles, does this mean i've torn an acl?
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Dr. John Richards
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
In brief: No
Tendonitis, meniscal pathology etc.

In brief: No
Tendonitis, meniscal pathology etc.
Dr. John Richards
Dr. John Richards
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Dr. John Ayres
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: No
There can be a number of reasons why your knee buckles when kicking a football.
It can be an ACL injury, but it can also be an unstable meniscal tear, or even a pinched nerve in your lower back. It is hard to say without more specific information, but it sounds like you should have your knee examined by a trained professional.

In brief: No
There can be a number of reasons why your knee buckles when kicking a football.
It can be an ACL injury, but it can also be an unstable meniscal tear, or even a pinched nerve in your lower back. It is hard to say without more specific information, but it sounds like you should have your knee examined by a trained professional.
Dr. John Ayres
Dr. John Ayres
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