Healthy Knees Tips # 8.

Does Female College Football Players Injure Their Knees More on the Filed-Turf Then on Natural Grass?

A recent very interesting study published in American Journal of Sports Medicine says that college girls have same incidence of knee injuries while playing football on TurfField Vs natural grass.

However irrespective of their ground, they had more chances of overuse injuries to patellar tendons leading to more pain on front aspect of the knees.

Go girls, go...
Play your football on any ground but beware of overloading the front of the knee (Patellar tendon).

Dr Deepak Goyal 
Cartilage, Arthroscopy & Knee Surgery
Ahmedabad, India.

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