Area of Injury: Knees & Legs

Having an injured leg can make many of your day-to-day activities very difficult. Whether it’s a simple sprain, or a torn tendon, a leg injury is sure to slow you down. When you need to further clarify your doctor’s diagnosis about your knee or leg injury, this is the first place to look. We can help you differentiate between an ACL and MCL tear, or find ways to reduce the pain of shin splints. Runners rejoice: all the information you need to get back out on the road (or track) is just a few clicks away! Read through the following articles, and your questions will soon be answered.

Runner’s Knee

Athletes who play sports that involve running or jumping, or those who play soccer or ski tend to put a lot of stress on their knees. Runner’s knee is a loose term that refers to many different medical conditions that…

Quad Strain

The quadriceps are a group of muscles on the front of the upper thigh. They work with the hamstrings to bend and extend the leg. For athletes in high-speed sports (such as football, soccer, track and field, and basketball), having…

Pulled Hamstring

A pulled hamstring is a slight tear of the hamstring muscle fibers. In minor to moderate pulls, only microscopic tearing occurs. A pull causes the muscle fibers to be stretched too far and causes bleeding within the muscle. In very…