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  • Jumper's Knee

    Jumper's Knee

    Jumper’s knee, also known as patellar tendinitis, is inflammation of the patellar...

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  • Kneecap Bursitis

    Kneecap Bursitis

    A bursa is a small fluid-filled sac found between soft tissues and bones.

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  • Medial Patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL) Tears

    Medial Patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL) Tears

    The medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) is a ligament that joins the...

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  • Knee Injury

    Knee Injury

    Pain, swelling, and stiffness are the common symptoms of any damage or injury...

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  • Unstable Knee

    Unstable Knee

    The knee joint is one of the largest joints in the body. This highly complex joint has...

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  • Knee Sprain

    Knee Sprain

    Knee sprain is a common injury that occurs from overstretching of the ligaments...

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  • Knee Infection

    Knee Infection

    Knee infection is a serious medical condition that needs immediate treatment.

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  • ACL Tears

    ACL Tears

    The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the major ligaments of the knee.

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  • MCL Tears

    MCL Tears

    The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is the ligament located on the inner part...

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  • MCL Sprains

    MCL Sprains

    Your MCL may get sprained or injured while twisting, bending or quickly changing direction...

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  • Meniscal Injuries

    Meniscal Injuries

    Meniscal tears are one of the most common injuries to the knee joint. It can occur at any age...

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  • Knee Ligament Injuries

    Knee Ligament Injuries

    Knee problems may arise if any of these structures get injured by overuse or suddenly...

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  • Multiligament Instability

    Multiligament Instability

    The knee is a complex joint of the body that is vital for movement.

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  • Knee Arthritis

    Knee Arthritis

    The joint surface is covered by a smooth articular surface that allows pain-free movement...

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  • PCL Injuries

    PCL Injuries

    Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), one of the four major ligaments of the knee, is situated at...

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  • Patellar Instability

    Patellar Instability

    Any damage to the supporting ligaments may cause the patella to slip out of the...

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  • Patella Fracture

    Patella Fracture

    The kneecap or patella forms a part of the knee joint. It is present at the front of the knee...

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  • Quadriceps Tendon Rupture

    Quadriceps Tendon Rupture

    The quadriceps can rupture after a fall, direct blow to the leg and when you land on your...

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  • Posterolateral Instability

    Posterolateral Instability

    Posterolateral instability, also known as posterolateral rotatory instability (PLRI)...

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  • Osteonecrosis of the Knee

    Osteonecrosis of the Knee

    Osteonecrosis is a condition in which the death of a section of bone occurs because of lack...

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  • Knee Angular Deformities

    Knee Angular Deformities

    Angular deformities of the knee are variations in the normal growth pattern during early...

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  • Osteochondral Defect of the Knee

    Osteochondral Defect of the Knee

    An osteochondral defect, also commonly known as osteochondritis dissecans, of the knee...

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  • Periprosthetic Knee Fractures

    Periprosthetic Knee Fractures

    Knee replacement, also called knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure in which the...

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  • Knee Dislocation

    Knee Dislocation

    Knee dislocation is a condition that occurs when the bones that form the knee joint...

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  • Lateral Patellar Instability

    Lateral Patellar Instability

    Lateral patellar instability is defined as a lateral shift or displacement of the patella...

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  • Medial Patellar Instability

    Medial Patellar Instability

    Medial patellar instability is a disabling condition characterized by medial subluxation of...

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  • Distal Femur Fracture

    Distal Femur Fracture

    The femur or thigh bone is the longest and strongest bone in the body, connecting...

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  • Articular Cartilage Injury (Knee)

    Articular Cartilage Injury (Knee)

    Articular or hyaline cartilage is the tissue lining the surface of the two bones in the knee joint.

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  • Loose Bodies in the Knee

    Loose Bodies in the Knee

    Loose bodies are fragments of detached cartilage or bone inside the knee joint.

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  • Knee Fracture

    Knee Fracture

    A fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the continuity of the bone.

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  • Knee Sports Injuries

    Knee Sports Injuries

    Trauma is any injury caused during physical activity, motor vehicle accidents...

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  • Tibial Plateau Fracture

    Tibial Plateau Fracture

    A tibial plateau fracture is a crack or break on the top surface of the tibia or shinbone...

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  • Patellar Tendonitis

    Patellar Tendonitis

    Patellar tendonitis, also known as "jumper's knee", is an inflammation of the patellar tendon...

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  • Meniscus Root Tear

    Meniscus Root Tear

    Meniscal root tears are characterized as soft tissue or bony root avulsion injuries or...

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  • Knee Stress Fractures

    Knee Stress Fractures

    Stress fractures of the patella or knee are very rare. Approximately two out of 10,000 athletes...

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  • Osgood Schlatter Disease

    Osgood Schlatter Disease

    Osgood-Schlatter disease is a common knee problem seen in growing adolescents.

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  • Degenerative Meniscal Tears

    Degenerative Meniscal Tears

    Meniscal tears are one of the most common injuries to the knee joint.

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  • Tibial Eminence Fractures

    Tibial Eminence Fractures

    The tibial eminence, also called the tibial spine, is a bony protuberance of the tibia...

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  • Anterior Knee Pain

    Anterior Knee Pain

    Anterior knee pain is characterized by chronic pain over the front and center of the knee joint...

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  • Runner's Knee

    Runner's Knee

    Patellofemoral pain syndrome also called runner’s knee refers to pain under and around your kneecap...

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  • Nonsurgical Knee Treatments

    Nonsurgical Knee Treatments

    The knee is a complex joint that consists of bone, cartilage, ligaments, and tendons that make...

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  • Pre-op and Post-op Knee Guidelines

    Pre-op and Post-op Knee Guidelines

    Planning for your knee surgery prepares you for the operation and helps to ensure...

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  • Knee Replacement Exercise Guide

    Knee Replacement Exercise Guide

    Exercising the muscles that surround and support the knee help restore range of motion...

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  • Am I a Candidate for Knee Surgery?

    Am I a Candidate for Knee Surgery?

    Arthritis of the knee can cause pain and stiffness, making regular activities such as walking...

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  • After Knee Replacement

    After Knee Replacement

    Knee replacement is a surgery performed to replace parts of a diseased knee joint with...

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  • Knee Implants

    Knee Implants

    Knee implants are artificial devices that form the essential parts of the knee during a...

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