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Sports Injuries

Knee injuries

The knee joint is particularly vulnerable to sports-related injuries as it is one of the body's major weight-bearing joints. Knee injuries include ligament tears like anterior cruciate ligament (acl) and medial collateral ligament (mcl) injury, patellar tendonitis and dislocations. Learn more about types of knee injury as well as prevention, treatment and recovery advice.

Hugging the Knees

Although this is not exactly a yoga asana or posture, it is a delightful exercise to relax the body, the breath and the mind.

Dealing with a knee dislocation like a boss!

Aussie Rules football player Daryn "Crezza " Cresswell is one tough guy. In 1997 he dislocated his knee during a tackle and, without much ado, thumped his kneecap again and again until it clicked back into place.

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Adrian Rotunno is a medical doctor in the Sports & Exercise Medicine fellowship at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa, and qualified physiotherapist. Team physician for Dimension Data pro-cycling, and Boland Rugby. Special interests include endurance sport, in particular cycling, as well as contact sports.

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