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How to Identify 10 Common Sports Injuries

MensFitness.com—May 23, 2016

MensFitness.com reporter Rachael Schultz writes on how to identify common sports injuries and how to know the difference between when you can walk it off and when you’re at risk for real damage.

"ACL tears commonly happen with cutting, pivoting and jumping and people usually feel or hear a pop at the time of injury," said Moira M. McCarthy, MD, sports medicine surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery.

How do you know if you may have a tear? According to Dr. McCarthy, you may be resistant to putting weight on the leg or be unable to fully straighten the knee.

This article originally appeared at MensFitness.com.


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