Inside knee pain

Torn cartilage meniscus

Torn Meniscus

A torn meniscus is a tear of one of the semi-circular cartilage discs in the knee joint. A medial meniscus tear on the inside of the knee is more common. It is caused by direct impact in contact sports or twisting. However, it may also occur in older athletes through gradual degeneration. Torn meniscus symptoms …

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Pes anserine tendinopathy

Pes Anserine Bursitis & Tendinopathy

Pes anserine bursitis/tendinopathy, also known as pes anserine tendinopathy is a less common overuse injury causing pain on the inside of the knee. A bursa is a small fluid sac which sits under the tendon. Either the tendon, bursa or both may become inflamed. Treatment includes rest, reducing symptoms and identifying possible causes. On this page: Symptoms …

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Coronary Ligament Sprain

Coronary ligament sprain has similar symptoms to cartilage meniscus injury and often occur at the same time as lateral knee ligament injuries (at the side of the knee). A sharp pain is felt on twisting and turning but it is often not bad enough to require complete rest. Symptoms of a coronary ligament sprain A …

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Synovial Plica Irritation

A Synovial plica is a fold in the synovial membrane in the knee joint. It is sometimes confused with, or misdiagnosed as patellofemoral pain syndrome as the symptoms can be similar. Symptoms Symptoms of a synovial plica include a sharp pain at the front inside edge of the kneecap. The pain may also be towards …

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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. Here we explain the injury and treatment options. Symptoms of Osteoarthritis in the knee Osteoarthritis knee pain is …

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