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?
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.
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.
The upper surface of the tibia (shin bone) is the tibial plateau. This tibial plateau is highly susceptible to fracture in accidents involving high speed e.g. skiing, horse riding and some water sports. Know what is Fractured Tibial Plateau or Tibial Plateau Fracture, its classifications, causes, symptoms, etiology, and epidemiology.
The quadriceps tendon may rupture or tear during sports activities especially in young adults. It can also result from a forceful impact to the knee like jumping from heights. Know the causes, signs, symptoms, risk factors and prevention of quadriceps tendon rupture. (QRT)
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.
The severity of the symptoms of Osteochondritis Dissecans of Knee Joint depends on the extent of displacement of the fragment. In case of little or no displacement there could be few or no symptoms and the affected site usually heals itself.
Osteoarthritis of the knee results from wear & tear of the knee joint and is one of the common causes of pain in the knee joint. Know what can cause osteroarthritis of the knee, its signs, symptoms, risk factors, complications and diagnosis.
A knee sprain is one of the common injuries occurring to the knee joint. It occurs due to overstretching of one of the knee ligaments causing the fibres to tear resulting in a knee sprain. Know the causes, signs, symptoms, classification, and risk factors of knee sprain.