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Knee Conditions

Knee Conditions

Knee pain is an extremely common complaint, and there are many causes. It is important to make an accurate diagnosis of the cause of your symptoms so that appropriate treatment can be directed at the cause. If you have knee pain, some common causes include:
  • Cartilage (meniscal) and joint surface tears
These are the commonest types of problem for which patients seek help for, in the presence of persistent symptoms. These problems vary widely in extent and severity, which effects degree of symptoms and loss of function.
  • Ligament injuries
The commonest of these injuries are to the inner (medial collateral) and anterior cruciate ligaments. Multi-ligament knee injuries are rare but serious types of injury.
  • Arthritis
Arthritis is among the most common causes of knee pain in the general population, and there are many treatments available.
  • Trauma
Cartilage tears and ligament injuries commonly occur during athletic activities and cause discomfort and instability.
  • Bursae and cysts
Bursae and cysts are swellings of the knee joints and kneecap, caused by kneeling or underlying knee conditions. 
  • Tendinopathies
Tendinopathies are diseases of tendons or conditions such as tendinitis and tendinosis.
  • Synovitus
Inflammation ​of the linings of the joint (the synovium) which will almost always occur with any acute or chronic knee condition.


Knee Biomechanics
Knee Anatomy
Knee Conditions
Arthritis
Trauma
Bursae & Cysts
Tendinopathies
Cartilage (meniscal) & joint surface tears
Knee Treatments
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