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Forms of martial arts include karate, kung fu, ju jitsu, kickboxing, judo and tae kwon do. Learn more about martial arts injuries and prevention.

Common Martial Arts Injuries

Some of the most common Martial Arts-related knee injuries include:

For a complete list of knee-related injuries, diagnostics, and therapies, visit our Education Center.

Discuss martial arts- related injuries in our Forums.

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9 Yrs After ACL Replacement

I was a Canadian army officer on an exchange with the British in Germany when I tore my right ACL in a karate competition. The Brit doctors thought it was a sprained medial collateral, so I kept playing rugby, volleyball, running (with boots and packs of course), karate, etc. After one year of continually falling down, I returned to Canada and our doctors diagnosed the ACL...

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