Outside knee pain

Iliotibial band friction syndrome

Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial band friction syndrome is also known as ITBS and runners knee. It is a common cause of pain on the outside of the knee. On this page: Symptoms & diagnosis Causes & anatomy Treatment & Rehabilitation Sports massage Go direct to: Iliotibial band syndrome exercises ITB treatment attitude tool Iliotibial band symptoms & diagnosis …

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Lateral knee ligament sprain

Lateral Knee Ligament Sprain

A lateral ligament sprain is a knee injury involving a tear to the ligament on the outside of the knee. It most commonly occurs following a direct blow to the inside of the knee. However, it can develop gradually through overuse. On this page: Symptoms & diagnosis Causes & anatomy Treatment Sports massage Surgery Go …

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Posteriolateral corner injury

Posterolateral Corner Injury

Posterolateral corner injuries cause pain at the back and outside of the knee. They are not particularly common injuries, although around half of cases occur due to sporting injuries, with road traffic accidents being another common cause. Symptoms of a posterolateral corner injury The symptoms will vary slightly depending on the grade of injury. The …

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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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Lateral knee meniscus tear

Lateral Cartilage Meniscus Tear

A lateral meniscus tear is an injury to the semi-circular cartilage on the outside of the knee joint. It can occur suddenly from twisting or a traumatic injury. Or it may develop gradually through wear and tear. On this page: Symptoms & diagnosis Causes & anatomy Treatment Surgery Lateral knee meniscus tear symptoms & diagnosis …

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