Impact to the knee

Unhappy triad of the knee

Unhappy Triad of the Knee

The unhappy triad is a severe injury involving damage to three of the four major ligaments in the knee. Medically reviewed by Dr Chaminda Goonetilleke, 31st Dec. 2021 What is the Unhappy triad injury? The

Tibial plateau fracture

Tibial Plateau Fracture

A tibial plateau fracture is a break to the upper surface of the tibia (shin bone). The tibial plateau is prone to becoming fractured in high-speed accidents such as those associated with skiing, horse riding,

Articular knee cartilage

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

Acute patellla injury

Acute Patella Injury

An acute patella injury is an injury to the kneecap or patella. It often results from a direct blow or a fall onto the knee. Medically reviewed by Dr. Chaminda Goonetilleke, 21st Dec. 2021 Symptoms

Osteochondritis dissecans

Osteochondritis Dissecans (Knee)

Osteochondritis dissecans or Osteochondral fracture is a tear of the cartilage which covers the ends of the bone within a joint. It can occur in association with other injuries such as ACL tears. Medically reviewed

Peroneal nerve contusion

Peroneal Nerve Injury

A peroneal nerve injury, also known as peroneal neuropathy may be caused by direct trauma to the outer knee with symptoms of numbness, tingling or weakness in the foot. Medically reviewed by Dr Chaminda Goonetilleke,

Knee contusion

Knee Contusion

A knee contusion or bruised knee results from a direct impact to the knee. This can be from falling directly onto the knee, or something hitting the knee, such as a ball or another player’s

Patella dislocation

Patella Dislocation

Patella dislocation occurs when the kneecap dislocates outside of its normal position. This is usually around the outside of the knee. It can also partially dislocate, called a subluxation. The patella will sometimes go back

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