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Knee operations can be very daunting. Find out what happens during knee surgery including knee replacements, ligament surgery and arthroscopies.
Arthroscopic ACL surgery is keyhole surgery to replace or repair a torn ligament. Find out about the different types of ACL repair sugery and what they involve
ACL surgery recovery aims to improve the strength and stability of the knee. Check out our week-by-week guidance on the recovery process following ACL surgery.
An ACL rehab protocol spans 9-12 months of recovery from surgery to returning to sports . Here you will find a guide to exercises to improve strengthand proprioception
Learn all about ACL reconstruction surgery including indications for surgery, the different ACL grafts used, what happens during surgery and the recovery process
Recovery after ACL surgery looks to regain full strength and stability in the knee. Find out about how to make a great recovery from ACL knee surgery
ACL injury prevention is becoming increasingly popular. Here we look at the best strategies and training methods to help reduce the risk of ACL knee injuries.
An ACL knee injury is where the anterior cruciate ligament is overstretched and torn. Find out about the causes, treatment and prevention of ACL injuries.
A knee meniscus injury occurs when there is damage to the knee cartilage, usually from twisting awkwardly or from wear and tear. Find out all about meniscus tears
Piriformis stretches help to reduce back, hip, knee and foot pain as well as the symptoms of piriformis syndrome. Standing, lying & seated piriformis stretches
A PCL injury, posterior cruciate ligament tear, causes knee pain, instability and swelling. Find out about pcl tear symptoms, causes and treatment options.
Knee cap injuries can develop gradually over time or may be caused by a specific incident. Find out about the different types of patella injuries.
A dislocated patella is when the kneecap shifts out of place, usually due to a blow to the knee or sudden twisting. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment options for patellar dislocation
An MCL tear is a common knee injury causing inner knee pain. Find out about the main causes of MCL injury including symptoms & treatment options.
A quadriceps tendon rupture is a rare but serious knee injury. Find out about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment options for a torn quad tendon.
A pulled quad is not fun! Here we look at the common causes, symptoms and treatment options for a torn quad and how to reduce the risk of a quadriceps strain
A knee sprain is an injury where there is damage to one of knee ligaments. Here we look at the common causes, symptoms & treatment options for different grade knee sprains
A pulled calf muscle causes sudden pain in the back of the lower leg. Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options of a calf muscle tear.
Common knee injuries may affect ligaments, cartilage, bone or muscle. We look at knee injury diagnosis and the best way to treat different types of knee injury.
The knee meniscus is a special type of thick cartilage that lines and protects the knee joint. Found out how it works and what happens when it gets injured.
Knee bursa are small fluid-filled sacs found around the knee. Find out everything you need to know about the knee bursa, how they get inflamed and knee bursitis
The main knee muscles are the quadriceps, hamstrings and calf muscles. Find out about how the different muscles of the knee work and how they get injured
Knee Ligaments control the stability of the knee but are frequently injured. Find out all about the ligaments of the knee & injury treatment & prevention.
A bipartite patella is where the kneecap is made up of two bones instead of one. Find out all about the common causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment options for bipartite patella.
A bakers cyst, aka popliteal cyst, is a common cause of pain & swelling behind the knee,. We look at the causes, symptoms & treatment options for a popliteal cyst.
In Osteochondritis Dissecans. small cracks develop in bone and cartilage due to lack of blood flow. We look at the causes, symptoms & treatment options
Infrapatellar bursitis aka Clergyman's Knee causes pain and swelling at the front of the knee. We look at the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.
Housemaids Knee causes pain and swelling at the front of the knee. We look at the common causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatments for prepatellar bursitis.
Pes Anserine Bursitis is a common cause of inner knee pain. Find out about the main causes of pes anserinus bursitis including symptoms & treatment options
Patella alta, aka High Riding Patella, is where the kneecap sits too high, causing knee pain and instability. We look at the main symptoms and treatment options.