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.
Kneecap (Prepatellar) Bursitis
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.
Having injured your meniscus, there is meniscal transplant surgery. Click the link below to see if you qualify for this operation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Knee buckling, catching, or stiffness are common symptoms of an unstable kneecap. Learn how to treat an unstable kneecap by following the tips below.