Knee buckling, catching, or stiffness are common symptoms of an unstable kneecap. Learn how to treat an unstable kneecap by following the tips below.
Runner's Knee (Patellofemoral Pain)
Another name for patellofemoral knee pain, this syndrome commonly affects people who participate in sports. Pain and stiffness are just a few of the symptoms of this syndrome.
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
The posterior cruciate ligament is located behind the knee and connects the thighbone to the shinbone. This ligament prevents the shinbone from moving back too far, and when torn it creates a painful condition.
Patellofemoral Knee Pain
This type of knee pain affects where the patella and femur meet, and it is common among athletes and physically active adults. Read more about the symptoms of patellofemoral knee pain.
Patellar Tendon Tear
The patellar tendon attaches the kneecap to the shinbone, and when this tendon tears it can create a very painful condition. There are two types of tears, learn more by clicking the link.
Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee Pain)
This condition is common among growing adolescents, and it is defined as inflammation of the knee where the patellar tendon attaches to the tibia. Learn more about the symptoms of this disease by clicking the link below.
Having injured your meniscus, there is meniscal transplant surgery. Click the link below to see if you qualify for this operation.
A very common injury of the knee that athletes are at risk for is a cartilage tear in the meniscus. Read more on how to prevent and treat this injury by clicking the link below.
Kneecap (Prepatellar) Bursitis
Athletes, plumbers and gardeners have knee pain commonly known as prepatellar bursitis. To learn more about how you could be at risk, follow the tips below.
Knee Tendon Bursitis (Pes Anserine)
Similar to hip bursitis, knee tendon bursitis is the swelling of the bursa located between the tibia and tendons of the hamstring at the inside of the knee. This is usually very painful and can be caused by multiple factors.
Knee Injury Prevention
Knee Conditioning Program
The knee conditioning program is the program that is offered to you after a serious injury or surgery. To learn more about how to start this program, click the link below.
A knee arthroscopy is a procedure that allows the doctor to observe the joint of the knee using a small camera. To learn when a knee arthroscopy is recommended, click the link below.
This painful condition is caused by pressure buildup within the muscles, leading to a decrease in blood flow that restricts nourishment and oxygen from reaching nerve and muscle cells. To learn more about the causes and symptoms, click the link below.
Common Knee Injuries
The most common knee injuries are tearing of the ACL, MCL, PCL, and torn cartilage. Learn more about these injuries by clicking the link below.
Combined Knee Ligament Injuries
Combined knee ligament injuries occur when you sprain or tear more than one ligament within the knee. Read about the severity levels of injured ligaments.
Collateral Ligament Injuries
Collateral ligaments are found on the sides of your knee, and they control the movement of your knee and brace it against unusual movement. Find out how these ligaments are injured by clicking the link below.
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
ACL sprains and tears are among the most common knee injuries, particularly in athletes. To learn more on this, click the link below.
Adolescent Anterior Knee Pain
This condition is commonly occurring among young athletes and is usually caused by overuse or improper stretching. Click on the link below to learn more about treatment and recovery.