Osteoarthritis is sometimes referred to as degenerative, or wear and tear arthritis. It is the most common form of arthritis. Although Osteoarthritis can occur in any joint, the knee joint is most commonly affected. Learn more about osteoarthritis.
A meniscus tear usually presents as pain and swelling as the primary symptoms. Joint locking, or the inability to completely straighten the joint, is also common. Learn more about meniscus injuries.
An injury of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is often experiences as a “popping” noise and may feel like the knee is ‘giving out.’ Untreated ACL injuries can increase the risk of developing knee arthritis. Learn more about ACL injuries.
Running puts tremendous stress to the joint of the leg and surrounding structures. Symptoms include pain under or around the front of the kneecap. Learn more about runner’s knee.