Learn About Your Knee Injury
injury is very common with sports
activities. We see hundreds of knee injuries in the clinic every year.
Some are simple strains or sprains
, others are
major surgeries like ACL
these injuries can vary in
serverity from minor
sprains to complete ligament tears, most injuries to the knee require
some type of rehabilitation and treatment.
your injury is important. Not only to give yourself peace
of mind as to what is happening to your body, but to help you decide if
you need to see a physciain. And to answer your questions about your
injury. Knowledge is valuable, and it will get you off the sidelines
Ligament tears, meniscus or cartilage tears, patellar dislocations, and
tendonitis are just a few knee injuries suffered
during sports participation.
Below you will find links to the most common types of knee injuries.
sure what kind of injury you have? Start here and learn about your knee
pain and what it means.Patellar
Inflammation of your patellar tendon,
often caused by running and jumping.Patella
Irritation or pain around your
patella. PFS is a common and complicated problem.Patella
Softening or damage to the cartilage
behind your knee cap. Dislocated
dislocations are a serious sports injury that needs to be treated
correctly for the best recovery. Learn more about this injury.
The Unhappy Triad
MCL, and Meniscus tears...all rolled into one.
Possibly the dreaded knee injury.
Damage to the fibrocartilage of your knee.
Damage to the medial portion of the
fibrocartilage of your knee.
Collateral Ligament Tear
Injury to the medial
ligament stabilizing your knee
PCL Knee Injury
common as ACL knee injuries, the PCL can be injured with sports
activities, and leads to instability, pain, and dysfunction.Hamstring
An extremely common injury, which can become
chronic if not treated correctly.Quadriceps
Injury to any of the four muscles in the
front of your thigh.