Knee joint swelling

The following sports injuries all have the symptom of knee joint swelling.

Knee synovitis

Knee Synovitis

Knee synovitis occurs when the synovial membrane which lines and lubricates the knee joint, becomes inflamed. Swelling or stiffness are symptoms that may follow another injury, arthritis, or gout. Medically reviewed by Dr. Chaminda Goonetilleke, …

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Knee contusion

Knee Contusion

Medically reviewed by Dr. Chaminda Goonetilleke, 8th Dec. 2021 A knee contusion or bruised knee results from a direct impact to the knee. This can be from falling directly onto the knee, or something hitting …

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Patella dislocation

Patella Dislocation

Patella dislocation occurs when the kneecap dislocates outside of its normal position. This is usually around the outside of the knee. It can also partially dislocate, called a subluxation. The patella will sometimes go back …

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