Outside knee pain

Lateral knee meniscus tear

Lateral 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. Lateral knee meniscus tear symptoms & diagnosis Symptoms of a lateral meniscus tear will vary depending on whether …

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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. Iliotibial band symptoms & diagnosis Symptoms of ITB friction syndrome consist of: Pain …

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Posteriolateral corner injury

Posterolateral Corner Injury

Posterolateral corner injury causes 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. Symptoms of knee synovitis Symptoms include pain and swelling with stiffness in the knee joint. There will be an increased skin temperature …

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