Aching knee

Injuries which have symptom of aching in the knee joint.

Osgood schlatters disease

Osgood Schlatter Disease

Do you suffer from Osgood Schlatter Disease? It doesn’t have to be the end of your sporting career. With proper treatment and adapting your training it can be managed successfully. On this page: Symptoms & diagnosis Causes & anatomy Treatment Exercises Go direct to: Taping and bracing Can I train with Osgood Schlatters? Knee pain …

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Iliotibial band friction syndrome

Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial band friction syndrome is also known as ITBS and runners knee. It is an overuse injury and is a common cause of pain on the outside of the knee, especially in runners. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, treatment and exercises. On this page: Symptoms Causes Treatment Massage Go direct to: Iliotibial band syndrome …

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Patellofemoral pain syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is also known as runner’s knee, chondromalacia patellae, anterior knee pain, and patellofemoral joint syndrome. On this page: Symptoms & diagnosis Causes & anatomy Treatment Go straight to: Patella taping Exercises Patellofemoral pain syndrome symptoms Symptoms include an aching pain in the knee joint, particularly at the front of the knee …

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Jumpers knee

Jumper’s Knee | Patella Tendinopathy

Jumper’s knee is also known as patellar tendonitis or patella tendinopathy. It causes pain at the front of the knee, specifically at the bottom of the kneecap (patella). On this page: Symptoms Causes & anatomy Treatment Taping Massage Surgery Go straight to: Stretching exercises Strengthening exercises Symptom tracker tool Jumper’s knee symptoms The main symptom …

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Chondromalacia patella

Chondromalacia Patella

Chondromalacia patella (CMP) is damage to the articular cartilage under the kneecap. Symptoms are similar to patellofemoral pain as the kneecap rubs on the bone underneath causing swelling and pain. Here we explain the injury as well as treatment, strapping and exercises. On this page: Symptoms & diagnosis Causes & anatomy Treatment Patella taping Exercises …

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Patellofemoral Instability

Patellofemoral instability usually involves the patient having a sensation of their kneecap ‘slipping away’ or feeling loose on a movement of the knee. It can occur through a number of anatomical or genetic causes, or it can result from a previous patella dislocation injury. Here we explain both primary and secondary instability. Patellofemoral instability or …

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Articular Cartilage Injury

Articular cartilage injury is damage to the tough, thin cartilage that lines the ends of bones. It is often caused by a collision or trauma to the knee or in conjunction with other knee joint injuries. Here explain the symptoms, causes, and treatment of an articular cartilage injury to the knee. Symptoms of articular cartilage …

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Quadriceps tendinopathy

Quadriceps Tendinopathy

Quadriceps tendinopathy (tendinitis) is inflammation or more likely degeneration of the quadriceps tendon at the top of the patella. On this page: Symptoms Causes & anatomy Treatment Exercises Symptoms of quadriceps tendinopathy Quadriceps tendinopathy symptoms consist of pain over the top of the patella (kneecap) which is felt during and after exercise. There may be …

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Knee Synovitis

Knee synovitis occurs when the synovial membrane which lines and lubricates the knee joint, becomes inflamed. Swelling or stiffness in the knee joint may develop following another injury or from arthritis or gout. The treatment of this knee injury depends on the underlying cause of the condition. Symptoms of knee synovitis Symptoms include pain and …

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Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Osteoarthritis, or wear and tear, on the knee joint, is a common cause of knee pain. It occurs when cartilage which protects the bones degenerates. The pain comes on gradually and often causes stiffness and sometimes swelling. We explain the injury and treatment options for this knee injury. Symptoms of arthritis in the knee Osteoarthritis …

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