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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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Coronary Ligament Sprain

Coronary ligament sprain has similar symptoms to cartilage meniscus injury and often occur at the same time as lateral knee ligament injuries (at the side of the knee). A sharp pain is felt on twisting and turning but it is often not bad enough to require complete rest. Symptoms of a coronary ligament sprain A …

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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 injuries. Here explain the symptoms, causes, and treatment of an articular cartilage injury to the knee. Symptoms of articular cartilage …

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Osteochondral Knee Fracture

An Osteochondral fracture is a tear of the cartilage which covers the end of a bone, within a joint. It is also known as Osteochondritis Dissecans and is common in the knee joint, especially in association with other injuries such as ACL tears. Osteochondral fracture symptoms The athlete will feel immediate pain at the time …

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Patella Dislocation

The patella can dislocate outside of its normal position, usually around the outside of the knee. It can also partially dislocate, called a subluxation. The kneecap will often be visibly displaced and is often caused by a direct impact or a severe twisting action. The patella will sometimes go back to its original position, although …

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Torn cartilage meniscus

Medial Meniscus Tear

A medial meniscus tear or torn meniscus is a tear of the semi-circular cartilage in the knee joint causing pain on the inside of the knee. It is commonly injured through direct impact in contact sports or twisting, but can also occur in older athletes through gradual degeneration. Treatment depends on how bad the injury …

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Medial knee ligament sprain MCL

Medial Knee Ligament (MCL Sprain)

A Medial knee ligament sprain or MCL sprain is a tear of the ligament on the inside of the knee, usually as a result of twisting or direct impact, but may develop gradually over time. On this page: Symptoms Causes Treatment Surgery Go direct to: Taping Rehabilitation program Exercises MCL sprain symptoms Medial knee ligament …

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