Total Knee Replacement

What is Total Knee Replacement? This surgical procedure requires replacing a damaged or diseased knee joint with a synthetic material. During the procedure, the end of the femur bone is surgically removed and replaced instead with a hard metal shell. […]

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Baker’s Cyst

A Baker’s cyst is a fluid-filled cyst that causes a bulge and a feeling of tightness behind your knee. The pain can get worse when you fully flex or extend your knee or when you’re active. A Baker’s cyst, also […]

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Osteochondritis Dissecans

Osteochondritis Dissecans, also known as OCD or OD occurs when a fragment of bone in a joint separates from the rest of the bone because its blood supply was faulty – it was not getting enough blood to keep it […]

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Chondromalacia Patella

Chondromalacia patellae is damage to the patella cartilage. It is like a softening or wear and tear of the cartilage.The roughening or damage can range from slight to severe. Causes Chondromalacia patellae occurs most often in young adults and teenagers. […]

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Dislocation Kneecap

Kneecap dislocation occurs when the triangle-shaped bone covering the knee (patella) moves or slides out of place. The problem usually occurs toward the outside of the leg. Causes Kneecap (patella) dislocation is often seen in women and athletes. It usually […]

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Bursitis

The knee joint is surrounded by three major bursae. At the tip of the knee, over the kneecap bone, is the prepatellar bursa. This bursa can become inflamed (prepatellar bursitis) from direct trauma to the front of the knee. This […]

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Shin Splints

If you have shin splints, you may notice tenderness, soreness or pain along the inner part of your lower leg. Shint Splints refers to pain along or just behind the shinbone (tibia) — the large bone in the front of […]

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IIiobtibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial band syndrome is a common knee injury that usually presents as lateral knee pain caused by inflammation of the distal portion of the iliotibial band; occasionally, however, the iliotibial band becomes inflamed at its proximal origin and causes referred […]

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Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis Knee is the most common type of osteoarthritis. It is a degenerative condition of arthritis in the knee. Though older people are more at risk for this condition, it can also occur in younger people, as it is also […]

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Knee Ligament Injury

There are four main ligaments in the knee that can become injured. During injury, a knee ligament may be sprained (stretched), or sometimes ruptured (torn). Ligament rupture can be partial (just some of the fibres that make up the ligament […]

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