Local knee swelling

Here we list knee injuries which have symptom of local swelling. This means swelling occurs at a specific point rather than throughout the whole knee joint.

Biceps femoris tendinopathy

Hamstring Tendonitis

Hamstring tendonitis/tendinopathy is inflammation or degeneration of one of the hamstring tendons at the point where it attaches to the back of the knee. This occurs most commonly in the tendon of the biceps femoris …

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Bakers Cyst

Baker’s Cyst

A Baker’s Cyst or Popliteal cyst is a prominent swelling at the back of the knee. It is caused by an underlying injury or condition in the knee joint. Medically reviewed by Dr Chaminda Goonetilleke, …

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