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  • Chondromalacia PatellaChondromalacia Patella

    Chondromalacia patella is a common condition characterized by softening, weakening and damage of the cartilage.

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  • Jumper's KneeJumper's Knee

    Jumper’s knee, also known as patellar tendinitis, is inflammation of the patellar tendon that connects your kneecap (patella) to your shinbone. This tendon helps in the extension of the lower leg.

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  • Kneecap BursitisKneecap Bursitis

    Kneecap bursitis is diagnosed by reviewing your medical history and performing a thorough physical examination. Fluid from your bursa may be removed for lab analysis.

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  • Baker's CystBaker's Cyst

    A Baker’s cyst or popliteal cyst is a fluid-filled swelling that develops into a lump behind the knee. This causes stiffness, tightness, and pain behind your knee.

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  • Iliotibial Band SyndromeIliotibial Band Syndrome

    Iliotibial band syndrome is an overuse injury resulting from the inflammation of the iliotibial band. It occurs when the iliotibial band and the lower outside portion of the thighbone at the knee joint rub against each other.

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  • Lateral Patellar Compression SyndromeLateral Patellar Compression Syndrome

    Lateral patellar compression syndrome refers to pain under and around your kneecap. It is a common complaint among runners, jumpers and other athletes such as skiers, cyclists, and soccer players.

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  • Fractures of the TibiaKnee

    The tibia is the most frequently fractured long bone of the body. It normally takes a great amount of force for a fracture of the tibia to occur.

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  • Osteochondritis Dissecans of the KneeOsteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee

    Osteochondritis dissecans is a joint condition in which a piece of cartilage, along with a thin layer of the bone separates from the end of the bone because of inadequate blood supply.

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  • Shin SplintsShin Splints

    Shin splints are pain and inflammation of the tendons, muscles and bone tissue along the tibia or shinbone (lower leg).

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  • Knee InjuryKnee Injury

    Pain, swelling, and stiffness are the common symptoms of any damage or injury to the knee. If care is not taken during the initial phases of injury, it may lead to joint damage, which may end up destroying your knee. 

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  • Unstable KneeUnstable Knee

    An unstable knee causes pain, swelling, stiffness and a tendency of the joint to buckle or give way.

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  • Knee SprainKnee Sprain

    Knee sprain is a common injury that occurs from overstretching of the ligaments that support the knee joint. A knee sprain occurs when the knee ligaments are twisted or turned beyond its normal range, causing the ligaments to tear.

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  • Knee InfectionKnee

    Knee infection is a serious medical condition that needs immediate treatment. Infection may occur followed by a knee replacement surgery or trauma and is usually caused by bacteria. Infection may spread to the space of the knee joint or deep layers of your knee causing serious complications.

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  • ACL TearsACL Tears

    The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the major ligaments of the knee. It is located in the middle of the knee and runs from the femur (thighbone) to the tibia (shinbone).

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  • MCL TearsMCL Tears

    The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is the ligament located on the inner part of the knee joint. It runs from the femur (thighbone) to the top of the tibia (shinbone) and helps in stabilizing the knee.

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  • MCL SprainsMCL Sprains

    MCL sprains are commonly treated by conservative procedures. You will be advised to take adequate rest and not strain yourself.

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  • Meniscal InjuriesMeniscal Injuries

    Meniscal tears are among the commonest injuries to the knee joint. It can occur at any age but are more common in athletes involved in contact sports.

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  • Meniscal TearsMeniscal Tears

    A meniscal tear is a common knee injury in athletes, especially those involved in contact sports. A sudden bend or twist in your knee causes the meniscus to tear.

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  • Ligament InjuriesLigament Injuries

    The knee is a complex joint which consists of bone, cartilage, ligaments and tendons that make joint movements easy and at the same time more susceptible to various kinds of injuries. Ligaments injuries may occur during sports, fracture, dislocation or accidents. The different types of ligament injuries include ACL tear, MCL tear and PCL tear. Common symptoms of ligament injuries include pain, swelling and stiffness in the knee joint.

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  • Knee ArthritisKnee

    Knee arthritis causes pain and decreased mobility of the knee joint. The cartilage lining is thinner than normal or completely absent.

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  • Patellar Dislocation/Patellofemoral DislocationPatellar Dislocation/Patellofemoral Dislocation

    Patellar dislocation occurs when the patella moves out of the patellofemoral groove, (trochlea) onto the bony head of the femur.

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  • PCL InjuriesPCL Injuries

    Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), one of the four major ligaments of the knee, is situated at the back of the knee. It connects the thighbone (femur) to the shinbone (tibia). The PCL limits the backward motion of the shinbone.

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  • Patella FracturePatella Fracture

    The kneecap or patella forms a part of the knee joint. It is present at the front of the knee, protecting the knee and providing attachment to various muscle groups of the thigh and leg.

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  • Quadriceps Tendon RuptureQuadriceps Tendon Rupture

    Quadriceps tendon is a thick tissue located at the top of the kneecap. The quadriceps tendon works together with the quadriceps muscles to allow us to straighten our leg. Quadriceps tendon rupture may occur during sports which involve jumping and running either by a fall or a direct blow to the leg.

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  • Patellar Tendon RupturePatellar Tendon Rupture

    The patellar tendon works together with the quadriceps muscle and the quadriceps tendon to allow your knee to straighten out. Patella tendon rupture is the rupture of the tendon that connects the patella (kneecap) to the top portion of the tibia (shinbone). 

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  • Osteonecrosis of the KneeOsteonecrosis of the Knee

    Osteonecrosis is a condition in which the death of a section of bone occurs because of lack of blood supply to it. It is one of the most common causes of knee pain in older women. Women over 60 years of age are commonly affected, three times more often than men. 

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  • Periprosthetic Knee FracturesKnee

    Periprosthetic knee fracture fixation is a procedure performed to stabilize a fracture that occurs in the bone present around a knee prosthesis. The fracture may involve the lower part of the thighbone (femur), the kneecap (patella) or the upper part of the shinbone (tibia).

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  • Articular Cartilage InjuryArticular Cartilage Injury

    Articular or hyaline cartilage is the tissue lining the surface of the two bones in the knee joint.  Cartilage helps the bones move smoothly against each other and can withstand the weight of the body during activities such as running and jumping.

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  • Loose Bodies in the KneeKnee

    Loose bodies are fragments of detached cartilage or bone inside the knee joint. These fragments may be free floating (unstable) or may be trapped (stable) within the joint. Depending on the severity, you may have one or more loose bodies in your knee joint. 

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  • Knee FractureKnee Fracture

    A fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the continuity of the bone. In younger individuals, these fractures are caused by high energy injuries, as from a motor vehicle accident. In older people, the most common cause is a weak and fragile bone.

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  • Knee OsteoarthritisKnee Osteoarthritis

    Osteoarthritis also called degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis.

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  • Knee Sports InjuriesKnee Sports Injuries

    Sports trauma or sports injuries refer to injuries caused while playing indoor or outdoor sports and exercising. Sports trauma can result from accidents, inadequate training, improper use of protective devices, or insufficient stretching or warm-up exercises.

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  • Patellar TendinitisPatellar Tendinitis

    Patellar tendinitis, also known as "jumper's knee", is an inflammation of the patellar tendon that connects your kneecap (patella) to your shinbone. This tendon helps in extension of the lower leg.

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  • Women and ACL InjuriesKnee

    The anterior cruciate ligament is one of the four major ligaments of the knee that connects the femur (thigh bone) to the tibia (shin bone) and helps stabilize the knee joint.

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  • Periprosthetic Knee InfectionKnee

    A very small percentage of patients (less than 1%) who undergo knee replacement may develop an infection around the knee joint. This infection is called a periprosthetic knee infection.

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  • Knee PainKnee Pain

    Knee pain is a common condition affecting individuals of different age groups. It not only affects movement but also impacts your quality of life.

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  • Anterior Knee PainAnterior Knee Pain

    Anterior knee pain is characterized by chronic pain over the front and center of the knee joint. It is common in athletes, active adolescents (especially girls) and overweight individuals.

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  • Osgood-Schlatter DiseaseOsgood-Schlatter Disease

    Osgood-Schlatter disease refers to an overuse injury that occurs in the knee of growing children and adolescents.

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Other Conditions

  • Nonoperative Treatments for ACL InjuriesKnee

    Nonoperative treatments may be recommended if your child has a minor ACL injury, is still growing and does not wish to immediately return to sports.

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  • Non-Surgical Knee TreatmentsKnee

    The knee is a complex joint which consists of bone, cartilage, ligaments, and tendons that make joint movements easy and at the same time it is more susceptible to various kinds of injuries.

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  • Physical Examination of the KneeKnee

    A complete physical examination of the knee is performed when you present to your doctor with a knee complaint. Both of your knees are examined and the results of the injured knee are compared to those of the healthy knee.  

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  • Pre-op and Post-op Knee GuidelinesKnee

    Planning for your knee surgery prepares you for the operation and helps to ensure a smooth surgery and easier recovery. Here are certain pre-operative and post-operative guidelines which will help you prepare for knee surgery.

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  • Am I a Candidate for Knee Surgery?Knee

    Arthritis of the knee can cause pain and stiffness, making regular activities such as walking and bending difficult.

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  • After Knee ReplacementKnee

    After knee replacement surgery, once the anesthesia wears off, you will start to experience pain, for which your doctor will prescribe medication.

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  • Knee ImplantsKnee

    Knee implants are artificial devices that form the essential parts of the knee during a knee replacement surgery. The knee implants vary by size, shape, and material.

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