The knee’s meniscus is a thick layer of cartilage that can be injured and tear. Learn about the main causes of meniscus tears and how they change as we age.
A common tendon injury in the knee, jumper’s knee, can affect people who play sports with repetitive jumping, running, or quick stopping and turning.
Pain deep in the buttocks is a sign of chronic injury to the tendons in the back of the thigh. Learn more about the distinctive signs of chronic hamstring tendinopathy.
When a sharp pain strikes the outside of your knee--especially if you're a runner or cyclist--it's likely caused by IT band syndrome. Learn what training errors can contribute to IT band pain.
Many of the touted benefits of kinesiology tape have not been supported by research, particularly claims about long-term pain alleviation or improved strength or range of motion.
Statistics show that women are 2 to 10 times more likely to experience an injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) than men. Learn why this is and what women may be able to do to prevent ACL tears.
A large survey reveals the most common injuries to affect women who play fast-pitch softball. Learn what can be done to prevent and treat them.
Tight, inflexible hamstring muscles can lead to injury, but these 3 stretches can help protect you from hamstring injuries.
Stress fractures occur when weakened bones are pushed too hard, but smart training and other strategies can help you prevent them.
Learn what Derrick Rose's knee injuries mean for the season, how long recovery will take, and if he's at risk for future knee issues.