With more kids playing sports and many getting involved in competitive training at a younger age, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries have been on the rise for the past 20 years.
A knee sprain is an injury of the ligaments, tough bands of fibrous tissue that connect the bones of the upper and lower leg at the knee joint. The knee joint has four major ligaments. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) — The ACL and the pos...
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Amyloidosis is a condition in which too much of a particular protein (amyloid) collects in the organs, so that they are not able to work normally. Amyloidosis can affect the heart, kidneys, liver, spleen, nervous system, stomach or intestines. The condition is rare (affecting fewer than 4,000 people in the United States each year),