Accessibility Tools
  • Kneecap Bursitis

    Kneecap Bursitis Conditions

    Bursitis refers to the inflammation and swelling of the bursa. Inflammation of the bursa in front of the kneecap (patella) is known...

    Know More
  • Pediatric ACL Tears

    Pediatric ACL Tears Conditions

    The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a ligament that provides stability, reduces stress and prevents the knee from rotating or...

    Know More
  • Knee Injury

    Knee Injury Conditions

    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...

    Know More
  • Unstable Knee

    Unstable Knee Conditions

    An unstable knee can be caused by the sudden twisting of the knee, tears of the meniscus, ligament or capsule, osteoarthritis of...

    Know More
  • Knee Sprain

    Knee Sprain Conditions

    Knee sprain is a common injury that occurs from overstretching of the ligaments that support the knee joint.

    Know More
  • ACL Tears

    ACL Tears Conditions

    An ACL injury is a sports-related injury that occurs when the knee is forcefully twisted or hyperextended.

    Know More
  • MCL Tears

    MCL Tears Conditions

    An MCL injury can result in a stretch, partial tear or complete tear of the ligament. Injuries to the MCL commonly occur because of...

    Know More
  • Meniscal Injuries

    Meniscal Injuries Conditions

    Meniscal tears are one of the most common injuries to the knee joint. It can occur at any age but are more common in athletes...

    Know More
  • Knee Ligament Injuries

    Knee Ligament Injuries Conditions

    Knee problems may arise if any of these structures get injured by overuse or suddenly during sports activities. Pain, swelling, and...

    Know More
  • Multiligament Instability

    Multiligament Instability Conditions

    Multiligament instability occurs because of a direct blow to the knee, fall from a height or motor vehicle trauma.

    Know More
  • Knee Arthritis

    Knee Arthritis Conditions

    Arthritis often affects the knee joint. When the articular cartilage wears out, the bone ends rub on one another and cause pain.

    Know More
  • Patellar Dislocation / Patellofemoral Dislocation

    Patellar Dislocation or Patellofemoral Dislocation

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

    Know More
  • PCL Injuries

    PCL Injuries Conditions

    PCL injuries are very rare and more difficult to detect than other knee ligament injuries. Cartilage injuries, bone bruises...

    Know More
  • Patellar Instability

    Patellar Instability Conditions

    Patellar (kneecap) instability results from one or more complete or partial dislocations (subluxations).

    Know More
  • Posterolateral Instability

    Posterolateral Instability Conditions

    Posterolateral instability, also known as posterolateral rotatory instability (PLRI), is a common pattern of knee instability...

    Know More
  • Posterolateral Corner Injuries

    Posterolateral Corner Injuries Conditions

    A posterolateral corner is a complex arrangement of multiple ligaments, tendons, muscles and a joint capsule in your knee.

    Know More
  • Knee Dislocation

    Knee Dislocation Conditions

    Knee dislocation is a condition that occurs when the bones that form the knee joint, namely the femur or thigh bone get separated...

    Know More
  • Articular Cartilage Injury

    Articular Cartilage Injury Conditions

    Articular or hyaline cartilage is the tissue lining the surface of the two bones in the knee joint.  Cartilage helps the ...

    Know More
  • Knee Fracture

    Knee Fracture Conditions

    A fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the continuity of the bone.  In younger individuals, these fractures are...

    Know More
  • Knee Osteoarthritis

    Knee Osteoarthritis Conditions

    Osteoarthritis also called degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis. It occurs most often in older people.

    Know More
  • Tibial Plateau Fracture

    Tibial Plateau Fracture Conditions

    A tibial plateau fracture is a crack or break on the top surface of the tibia or shinbone in the knee joint.

    Know More
  • Patellar Tendinitis

    Patellar Tendinitis Conditions

    Patellar tendinitis, also known as "jumper's knee", is an inflammation of the patellar tendon that connects your...

    Know More
  • Knee Stress Fractures

    Knee Stress Fractures Conditions

    Stress fractures of the patella or knee are very rare. Approximately two out of 10,000 athletes may experience a patella stress fracture.

    Know More
  • Multiligament Knee Injuries

    Multiligament Knee Injuries Conditions

    Injury to more than one knee ligament is called a multiligament knee injury and may occur during sports or other physical activities.

    Know More
  • Patellofemoral Arthritis

    Patellofemoral Arthritis Conditions

    Patellofemoral arthritis is an inflammatory condition characterized by loss of the smooth cartilage between the kneecap (patella) and...

    Know More
  • Tibial Eminence Fractures

    Tibial Eminence Fractures Conditions

    A tibial eminence fracture is break or crack in the bony attachment of the ACL to the tibia. The fracture can be a contact or...

    Know More
  • Stress Fracture of the Tibia

    Stress Fracture of the Tibia Conditions

    A stress fracture of the tibia or shinbone is a thin fracture, also called a hairline fracture that occurs in the tibia due to

    Know More
  • Physical Examination of the Knee

    Physical Examination of the Knee Conditions

    A complete physical examination of the knee is performed when you present to your doctor with a knee complaint.

    Know More
  • Knee Implants

    Knee Implants Conditions

    Knee implants are artificial devices that form the essential parts of the knee during a knee replacement surgery.

    Know More