May 15, 2012

Injuries Can Leave You Weak in the Knees


Some people who face chronic problems grumble that knees are the weak link in the chain. Doctors disagree. “The knee is actually very strong,” said Dr. Ed Laskowski, co-director of the Mayo Clinic’s Sports Medicine Center. “It can handle most physical extremes. We’re all playing sports at a higher level than we used to. We’re bigger, faster and stronger. All things considered, it’s a very strong and stable joint.”

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Miami Herald (Star Tribune)

Tags: Dr. Ed Laskowski, knee, Mayo Clinic's Sports Medicine Center, Miami Herald, Sports Medicine

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