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January 01, 2002

Every female athlete has an Achilles’ heel. Her knees.


The statistics are startling: Female athletes in specific sports are three to four times more likely to injure their knees than men-a problem the medical community is committed to solving. When and how this difference is fully understood, one thing is certain: progress will come through the efforts of orthopaedic research-the same discipline responsible for recent advancements in such life-improving procedures as arthroscopic surgery, total joint replacement, ligament repair methods, and treatment of osteoporosis. For conditioning and knee-strengthening tips, visit orthoinfo.org. For more on how orthopaedic research can improve the quality of life, visit oref.org or call 1-847-698-9980.


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