Knee injuries are the most common sports related injuries. Football is one of the most likely ways to injure your knees, but any sport including skiing, rodeo, baseball, basketball and even golf can cause injured participants.
As common as these injuries are, we thought our readers would like details on the surgeries rookie Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and many others undergo to repair torn knee ligaments – or worse.
This infographic includes the anatomy of the knee joint, common knee surgeries, and typical times required for healing from each type plus statistics showing an incredible 20% of Americans complain of knee pain.
Infographic courtesy InsuranceQuotes.com