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Student athletes are constantly on the run with NCAA football players reportedly spending nearly 45 hours a week on sports-related activities (Diverse Education). They are twisting back and forth in training, and it is often their knees that take the hits. Of the top ten most common sports injuries, seven are related to the leg and three are directly related to the knee according to Ask Men magazine. When these injuries are caused by someone else, perhaps not taking the required precautions in training, contact a personal injury attorney with questions about what you can do.
According to MayoClinic, some causes of knee pain are:
Injuries: The knee cap is not the only body part affected by knee injuries. Often ligaments, tendons, cartilage, and nearby bones are also damaged.
Not only do knee injuries cause pain, but they also can impair a person’s ability to participate in regular activities such as walking, working, and driving. Knee injury issues relating from an accident or medical negligence may be compensated through a personal injury lawsuit. Contact Illinois personal injury attorneys who assist clients in areas all over the Chicago area, including Kane County.