knee injury

Baker’s Cyst

A Baker’s cyst, also referred to as a popliteal cyst or “bulge-knee,” is a fluid-filled sac located in the back of the knee. The knee joint is filled with a special type of fluid (called synovial fluid) that helps cushion the spaces between the bones, ligaments, and muscles in order to prevent wear and tear …

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Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, is a common cause of knee pain. It occurs when cartilage which protects the bones degenerates. The pain comes on gradually and often causes stiffness and sometimes swelling. Osteoarthritis of the knee is common in people over 50 years of age, in particular in women. It can affect either one or both sides of …

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Dislocated Knee

Symptoms A dislocated knee is a sudden very traumatic injury. Sudden severe pain will be felt and joint deformity. Instant swelling, and rapid bruising will be seen. The athlete will be unable to weight bear at all. If there is any numbness in the lower leg or foot then nerve damage should be suspected and …

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