MCL Medial collateral ligament

Medial collateral ligament is a wide, thick band of tissue running down the inner part of the knee, from the thighbone (femur) to a point on the shinbone (tibia), 4 to 6 inches from the knee.

Injury risk factors among telemark skiers

Most telemark skiers worry the most about injuring their knees while earning their turns. The study certainly supports this concern, as the most common injury is to the knee (about 30-35% of all injuries reported). Storm Chasing … READ MORE

Steps in the knee rehab cycle

Rehabilitation of the knee is not always a straight line process. Things may improve, and then seem to go backwards. Things may go well, and then a stumble and fall may set the whole process back. By Dr Sheila Strover, Knee … READ MORE

When knees need support

Don’t let a knee injury or arthritis keep you sidelined. A brace may help you get back in the game. Portland Senior Recreation offers trips, hikes, tours and activities for age 60+ When Rex Benham’s doctor told him he needed a … READ MORE

ACL knee bracing update

Members of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, AOSSM, revealed only 13 percent of respondents never braced their ACL reconstructed patients. The orthopaedic community has recognized – with increasing clarity, … READ MORE

Doctors identify a new knee ligament

Knee surgeons from the University Hospitals Leuven in Belgium announced that they had found a new knee ligament, one that had not previously been specifically identified, despite untold numbers of past knee dissections and scans. By … READ MORE

Young athlete sport injury service

The young athlete sport injury service is led by Jordan Raugust, MD and exclusively available at the Running Injury Clinic. Dr. Raugust teams-up with Shari Macdonald, the Clinic Director, one of the top physiotherapists in Canada … READ MORE

Knee problems and injury

Treatment for a knee problem or injury may include first aid measures, rest, bracing, physiotherapy, medicine and in some cases, surgery. Treatment depends on the location, type, and severity of the injury as well as your age, … READ MORE

Custom knee braces protect your ligaments

Protect and stabilize your knee with a custom knee brace, measured and fit by our professionals. We have first hand experience with a variety of treatments for knee ligament injuries, osteoarthritis and chondromalacia including … READ MORE

Pediatric Sports Injury Clinic

HealthPointe physicians and healthcare staff work together as a specialized team to provide comprehensive assessment and accurate diagnosis of your pain condition. Request a referral for an MSK Physiatry Assessment. Your family … READ MORE

Sports Medicine at Winsport

The WinSport Medicine Clinic is located within the Markin MacPhail Centre at Canada Olympic Park. A staff of clinical professionals offer an integrated approach to injury. The team includes Canadian Academy of Exercise & Sport … READ MORE
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