The Knee Joint

Updated: Sep 16, 2021

Knee Injuries & Knee Pain can be caused by several different conditions:

  • Bursitis

  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome

  • Ligamentous Instability

  • Mensical Pathology & Ose Arthritis

Other forms or Arthritis:

  • Gout & Pseudogout

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Septic Arthritis

Referred Pain:

  • Neuropathy

  • Radiculopathy

Other:

  • Avascular Necrosis

  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrom

  • Tumor


Water or Land-Based exercise, Aerobic Waling, Quadriceps Strengthening & Resistance Exercise reduce Pain & Disability from Knee Osteoarthritis.

This is supported by good quality patient-oriented evidence (Righdahl & Danesh, 2011).


Did You Know:

  • Both Hip, Core & the Knee Rehabilitation protocols followed for 6 weeks produce improvements in Pagellofemoral Pain, Function & Strengh;

  • Comared with the Knee Protocol, the Hip & Core Protocol resulted in earlier resolutions of pain & greater overall gains in strenght (Faber et al, 2015).


Have a look at the following video for more information on the Knee Joint:

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