Meniscal injury: How to avoid an everyday gesture that can cause this injury
If we talk about menisci, we are sure that we are all elements that are part of the knee joint. If we talk about the meniscus injury, surely many think of the sport, in an injury exercising a certain intensity with twists, falls … But the meniscal injury can occur by a relatively daily gesture that can occur outside the sports field, So it is interesting to know and avoid this mechanism of injury.
Once we are in a situation, let us go on to comment on a gesture that usually causes this injury : it consists of a sudden rotation of the body, and of the knee, while the foot is fixed on the ground. This can happen in football because the boots’ tacos are stuck in the ground while the footballer intends to make a quick turn. But it can also happen in our day to day, whether at home, at work, keeping shopping bags in the trunk of the car …
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Fast changes of direction (in the subway, trying to dodge people, or to be, for example, at a party dancing, jumping …) may involve efforts in which the upper leg (the femur) That the lower part of the leg is fixed (or turn in the opposite direction); So that injuries can occur in the menisci, so it is important to know that these gestures can injure us and learn to avoid them.
This is not the only movement that can cause injury to the menisci, but I consider it interesting to know it so that you can take measures (proper footwear, avoid this type of effort, potentiation and muscular balance …) to know how to avoid it, because it does not take too much force So that the rotation results in an injury.