Sudden onset knee pain

Lateral knee meniscus tear

Lateral Meniscus Tear

A lateral meniscus tear is an injury to the semi-circular cartilage resulting in pain on the outside of the knee joint. It can occur suddenly from twisting or a traumatic collision. Or it may develop

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,

Isometric quads knee rehabilitation

Torn PCL Rehabilitation Exercises

A PCL sprain is a tear of the posterior cruciate ligament. Our PCL sprain rehabilitation exercises include mobility, stretching, and strengthening exercises. The following guidelines for rehabilitation of a posterior cruciate ligament injury are for

Dislocated knee

Dislocated Knee

A dislocated knee occurs when the femur (thigh bone) and the tibia (shin bone) move apart. This is different from a patella dislocation where the kneecap only dislocates outwards. It is a far more serious,

Patellofemoral instability

Patellofemoral Instability

Patellofemoral instability is a sensation of the kneecap slipping or feeling loose. It causes pain and swelling at the front of the knee and has a number of causes including previous patella dislocation injury. We

Coronary ligament knee joint

Coronary Ligament Sprain

Coronary ligament sprain has similar symptoms to a cartilage meniscus injury. It often occurs at the same time as lateral knee ligament injuries. Medically reviewed by Dr Chaminda Goonetilleke, 31st Dec. 2021 What is a

Biceps femoris avulsion

Biceps Femoris Tendon Avulsion

A biceps femoris avulsion strain or fracture occurs when the tendon comes away from the bone, taking a small fragment of bone with it causing pain and swelling at the outside back of the knee.

Hamstring tendon strain

Hamstring Tendon Strain

A hamstring tendon strain is a tear or rupture of a hamstring tendon at the back of the knee. The most common is a Biceps femoris tendon strain. A hamstring avulsion strain occurs if the

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

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