Tears are common injuries to the meniscus of the knee. Menisci are "C" shaped structures made of thick cartilage that cushion the bones in the joint. The weight of the body rests o...
In 2010, there were roughly 10.4 million patient visits to doctors' offices because
of common knee injuries such as fractures, dislocations, sprains, and ligament ...
Common Knee Injuries. The Knee The knee joint is composed of three bones: the
femur, the tibia and the patella. The proximal tibia-fibula joint is included in the ...
Each year, more than 5.5 million people visit orthopaedic surgeons for knee
Some of the less severe, yet still painful and functionally limiting, knee
tendonitis , also called tendinosis (marked by degeneration within a tendon, usually where it ... More »
Mar 13, 2015 ... Knee pain and swelling are common symptoms and signs of a knee injury. Read
about knee pain diagnosis, treatment, recovery, and ...
May 21, 2015 ... The knee is one of the most common parts of the body to be injured. Sports, falls,
and motor vehicle accidents account for the vast majority of ...
Injuries are the most common cause of knee problems. Sudden (acute) injuries
may be caused by a direct blow to the knee or from abnormal twisting, bending ...
Sep 3, 2015 ... Injuries to ligaments and tendons also cause knee problems. A common injury is
to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). You usually injure your ...
Other common sports injuries in knee are cartilage damage and meniscal tear.
Knee injuries of sports may require surgical intervention that can be performed ...