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Knee Injury From Car Accident Lawyer
After a car accident it can be quite common for someone to injure their knee. You usually hear about knee injuries in relation to sports. However, one the most common causes of knee injuries are motor vehicle accidents. When knees twist or bend involuntarily due to an external force, it places undue stress on ligaments, cartilage, or joints and can result in a variety of painful injuries. The most common types of knee injuries include:
- Changing direction too quickly
- Suddenly decreasing speed from running
- Landing incorrectly from jumping
- Taking a blow from an object or a collision
How To Treat Torn ACLs
PCL injuries are somewhat rare and usually accompany injuries to other structures of the knee when they do occur. PCL injuries can also include strains and sprains due to hyperextension or twisting. PCL injuries often result in swelling, instability, difficulty walking, and pain.
- Popping sound at the time of injury
- Tenderness along the inside of the knee
- Feeling that the knee may give out when pressure is applied
Knee Sprains and Strains
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