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Are You At Risk For Knee Injury?

The knee is one of the most common body parts to be injured. Even if you are extremely careful, you still could be at risk for knee injuries depending on how active you are and if you have any pre-existing conditions. Let’s take a look at what could put you at risk for knee injuries. Top Ways to Injure Your Knees Improper Training Whether you are an athlete now or you were 20 years ago, improper training will put you at risk for knee injuries. Training at the gym and using the equipment the wrong way or training for any sport using the wrong movements can easily lead to a knee injury in the future. Improper training will make ligaments weaker and put you at a high risk for an ACL tear, which will lead to surgery and a long recovery. Overuse Playing sports or having a very active job...
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