My knees are a ticking time bomb after three operations in five years

Those with a history of knee injuries like the writer are also likely to experience an early onset of knee osteoarthritis. PHOTO: PEXELS
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SINGAPORE - My hunt for a remedy for my doomed knees started when I was barely 21, after a botched backflip landing saw me twisting my left knee and rupturing my anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).

I still vividly recall the loud "pop" I heard when the ligament ripped apart - a memory that still haunts me.

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