As one of the largest joints in the body and the connection between the thigh and shin bones, knee conditions can affect the leg as a whole.
While some people refer to the term arthritis as if it were a single disease, it can’t be so easily categorized. Arthritis in the broadest sense simply refers to joint pain or joint disease.
A torn anterior cruciate ligament in the knee.
It is one of the most common knee injuries caused when a person forcefully twists the knee when full weight is on it.
A Baker's cyst (or Baker cyst), also known as a popliteal cyst, is a swelling in the popliteal space, the space behind the knee. It causes stiffness and knee pain.
Jumper's knee, also known as patellar tendonitis, is a condition characterized by inflammation of your patellar tendon. This connects your kneecap (patella) to your shin bone (tibia).
Modern Orthopaedics of New Jersey is a team of top orthopaedic surgeons specializing in the treatment of upper extremity conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder.
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