Ana’s Story / La historia de Ana

How she and her family learned about sports injuries.

Free bilingual fotonovela.

Ana loves to play sports, but learned about sports injuries the hard way when she fell and hurt her knee. Find out what happened and how Ana got better.

Graphic: Cartoon-style graphic showing a young girl, Ana, sitting on the grass and holding her knee in pain. Ana’s family is crowded around her and look concerned There is a soccer ball in the background.

Ana’s word bubble: Ow, ow, ow! This really hurts!

Uncle Carlos’ word bubble: It looks like you hurt your knee pretty bad, Ana. Can you walk on it?

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Graphic: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services logo.

Graphic: National Institutes of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health logo.

Last Reviewed: 09/11/2017