Are you in pain?
Knee pain is a common conditions that affects many people from young to old. Knee pain can occur as a result of injury, such as ruptured ligament or torn cartilage. Medical conditions like arthritis gout and infections can also cause knee pain. Many types of minor knee pain respond well to medications. However physical therapy and knee braces also help relieve knee pain. In some cases, however, your knee may require surgical repair.
Many conditions can contribute and cause knee pain. This is a long term pain if the initial pain are not rectify. Sometimes it effect one leg only sometimes both. The main cuse of the knee pain can be only determine by them symptoms we experience.
Severe pain in the knee joint happens to human all ages. To more know more about knee joint pain will help us in seeking better treatment, prevent such condition to occur and also guide us in regaining mobility in the region.
Runner’s Knee is sometime also known as Iliotibal Band Injury, is a very common knee injuries which affects runners, jumpers or other kind of activity that put heavy stress on their knee.
The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is one of four major ligaments that provide stability to the knee joint. ACL injuries are most common during sports that require a sudden change of direction, abrupt stops and starts and lots of jumping.
Meniscus Tears is sometime also known as Torn Cartilage, it is a very common knee injuries which particularly affects more on those that play contact sports. Also known as meniscus, they are tough and rubbery to help cushion the joints and keep it stable.
People should see a doctor right away if they experience any of the following signs or symptoms:
Treatment will depend on the cause and severity of the knee pain. Some treatment options include:
Orthopaedic Surgeon Specialist
MBBS (HK), MRCS (Edin), MMED (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho)
Dr. Ambrose Yung specialise in Sports Medicines, Osteoarthritis, Fracture, Partial & Total Joint Replacement, Minimal Invasive Trauma Surgery, Arthroscopy, Common Orthopaedic Problems for Adult & Children
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MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Surgical Neurology UK), FAMS
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