Why Do Loose-Jointed People Have More ACL Tears?
Hyper-Laxity has an effect on knee injuries, especially impacting female athletes.
If you are loose-jointed, you are said to be "hyper-lax". How does this relate to your chances of incurring an ACL tear? Well, loose-jointed people are MORE likely to tear the ACL. In this video, Dr. Sterett quickly explains how you might determine if you are loose-jointed.