Continue to Read Below & Learn How To Treat a Common Form of Teenage
All her life, Megan loved to run.
She naturally became a track star at her junior and senior high schools until that terrible day in April, during the big district track meet.
On that day, her high school coach told her there was a scout for a big university in the crowd.
He was there to watch her performance, and winning would probably ensure a scholarship.
Megan’s knees had been hurting for a while, especially when walking down the stairs.
She kept ignoring it by taking drug store pain pills, thinking it was just a strain and that she just needed to stretch more.
She ran every day and would go to practice with her friends like everything was fine.
Like most teens, Megan was scared to tell her parents because she didn’t want to let them down. And… if the coach found out, he would take her out of the race.
On the day of the big meet, Megan was in top shape. The referee raised his starting pistol and started the race.
Megan flew, and about halfway around the first lap, she was already five paces in the lead, and the crowd was on their feet cheering.
Then something happened….she started slowing down.
Within seconds she was getting passed by the other runners.
Megan stopped running and hobbled to the side of the track holding her right knee. She cried as her throbbing knee signaled the end of her dreams of a scholarship.
So, what caused her knee to give out?