Knee Injuries


ACL Tear: Exercises, Yoga, Braces, Prognosis, Recovery, Prevention

ACL Tear

Some of the exercise that help in recovery from ACL tear includes knee range of motion, strengthening and balance exercises. Yoga session can be started only when you are recovered completely from the pain caused by ACL tear. The sports persons who are ready to recommence their activities, without going for surgery, will find the knee braces helpful.

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Acute Patellar Injury: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment- R.I.C.E, Knee Braces

Acute Patellar Injury

An acute patellar injury is caused due to a direct and forceful blow to the knee or falling heavily onto the knee such as in football, hockey or blow from other hard objects. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment including R.I.C.E and knee braces.

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Articular Cartilage Injury: Causes, Symptoms, Signs, Types

Articular Cartilage Injury

If a person frequently feels a pain, stiffness or a swelling in one or many of his/her joints, they might be suffering from articular cartilage injury. Know the types, causes, signs, and symptoms of articular cartilage injury. Also know what happens when articular cartilage get injured?

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Baker's Cyst or Popliteal Cyst: Causes,Symptoms, Treatment, Exercise, Home Treatment

Baker's Cyst or Popliteal Cyst

A swelling that is prominent at the back of your knee could be a Baker's cyst or popliteal cyst. Baker's cyst or popliteal cyst might disappear sometimes on its own. Best Home Treatment for Bakers Cyst or Popliteal Cyst Would be Following the R.I.C.E. principles.

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Biceps Femoris Tendinopathy: Symptoms, Treatment- Ice, Massage, Rehab, NSAIDs

Biceps Femoris Tendinopathy

Symptoms of Biceps Femoris Tendinopathy include tenderness at the site where the tendon enters the bone, swelling at the site etc.. Know the symptoms, treatment- ice, massage, rehab, NSAIDs.

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Biceps Femoris Tendon Avulsion: Symptoms, Treatment- RICE, Deep Tissue Massage

Biceps Femoris Tendon Avulsion

Biceps femoris tendon avulsion is the term given to a condition where the tendon completely pulls away from its bone. Know the symptoms, treatment- RICE, deep tissue massage.

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Can You Walk With A Broken Kneecap?

Can You Walk With A Broken Kneecap?

Coming to question on whether an individual can walk with a broken kneecap then the answer is NO. The moment an individual incurs a broken kneecap there is immediate development of pain and swelling which may be quite significant. There may also be a visible deformity. In case of a displaced fracture, a visible gap may be noted at the area of the knee. The symptoms will be so significant that it would be virtually impossible for the individual to bear weight on the knee.

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Causes & Symptoms of Hamstring Tendon Rupture

Causes & Symptoms of Hamstring Tendon Rupture

The hamstring tendons are developed in the back section of the knee joint. Any type of unsteady or vigorous change can effect in a whole or fractional hamstring tendon rupture. Know the causes, symptoms, risk factors, and diagnosis of hamstring tendon rupture.

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Causes & Symptoms of Patellar Dislocation or Kneecap Dislocation

Causes & Symptoms of Patellar Dislocation or Kneecap Dislocation

A Patellar Dislocation or Kneecap Dislocation is different and much less serious than a knee joint dislocation. Patellar Dislocation or Kneecap Dislocation often results from a severe blow or from a twisting action of the knee. Know the causes, signs, symptoms, risk factors and diagnosis of Patellar Dislocation or Kneecap Dislocation.

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Chondromalacia Patella: Causes, Symptoms, Etiology, Risk Factors, Diagnosis

Chondromalacia Patella

The common symptoms in the condition of chondromalacia patella (CMP) are pain during climbing up or down the stairs. There are no specific causes behind chondromalacia patella, but it usually accompanies knee overuse, knee bruise and lack of control over thigh muscle.

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Chondromalacia Patella: Sports Massage, Exercises, Stretching, Strengthening

Chondromalacia Patella

Another useful method for the treatment of chondromalacia patella (CMP) is sports massage. Strengthening and stretching exercises are the 2 types of physical exercises which are recommended in order to recover as well as stop chondromalacia patella from recurrence.

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Coronary Ligament Sprain: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment- Bandage, Medications, Surgery

Coronary Ligament Sprain

Symptoms of Coronary Ligament Sprain include excruciating pain with rotation movements, Tender knee joint line etc. Know the symptoms, causes, treatment- bandage, medications, surgery.

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Cycling Knee Pain: Conditions, Causes, Prevention

Cycling Knee Pain

Cycling has some of the flaws and one of them being the Cycling knee pain. In this article we will know about the common conditions linked to cycling knee pain, its causes, and also know how to prevent the knee pain while cycling.

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Diagnosis & Treatment for Fractured Tibial Plateau or Tibial Plateau Fractures

Diagnosis & Treatment for Fractured Tibial Plateau or Tibial Plateau Fractures

The aim of treatment for fractured tibial plateau or tibial plateau fractures is achieving painless, aligned, stable and mobile joint and minimisation of post-traumatic osteoarthritis risks. Non-operative and operative treatment plans are considered by doctors to achieve this.

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Diagnosis & Treatment of Articular Cartilage Injury

Diagnosis & Treatment of Articular Cartilage Injury

Conservative treatment for articular cartilage injury is very well suitable to majority of patients. Before the surgery it is critical to get to know how much of damage has occurred to the articular cartilage to decide the type of the surgery. It was not easy to diagnose articular cartilage injury earlier, but now with the modern technology and smart tools and machineries it has become so convenient and less challenging to diagnose this injury.

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