Treatments for Knee Injuries and Ailments
Our experienced team of professionals brings a wealth of expertise and proficiency in diagnosing, managing, and treating a diverse range of knee injuries and ailments. Your knee is a remarkable and intricate structure, a marvel of natural engineering consisting of bones, muscles, and ligaments working together seamlessly.
This complex system grants the knee a remarkable degree of flexibility, allowing for an unparalleled range of movements in the human body. From simple actions like walking and running to more intricate motions such as jumping and pivoting, the knee plays a crucial role in numerous activities that shape our daily lives.
These are injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament, often occurring during sports activities or sudden stops or changes in direction. Symptoms may include pain, swelling, instability, and difficulty with weight-bearing.
The meniscus is a rubbery cartilage in the knee that acts as a shock absorber. Tears in the meniscus can result from twisting or sudden movements, causing pain, swelling, stiffness, and limited range of motion.
Also known as runner's knee, this condition involves pain in the front of the knee, typically caused by overuse, muscle imbalances, or improper tracking of the kneecap. Symptoms may worsen with activities like running, squatting, or descending stairs.
This condition, commonly referred to as jumper's knee, is characterized by inflammation or irritation of the patellar tendon, which connects the kneecap to the shinbone. It is often caused by repetitive jumping or landing activities and can result in pain, tenderness, and difficulty with jumping or kneeling.
Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that affects the knee, leading to pain, stiffness, swelling, and reduced mobility. It commonly occurs with age or as a result of previous knee injuries.