Knee

Knee Dislocation: Comprehensive Guide in Singapore 2024

Table of Contents Basics Epidemiology Diagnosis Treatment Follow-up Prognosis Miscellaneous FAQ Basics Description Dislocation of the knee is an orthopaedic emergency. The most common causes are motor vehicle accidents, followed by sports and falls from heights. Classification: Anterior Posterior Medial Lateral Rotary: Subclassified as anteromedial, anterolateral, posteromedial, posterolateral General Prevention Seat belts and airbags are …

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A Patient’s Guide to Quadriceps Tendonitis of the Knee

Table of Contents Introduction Anatomy Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment for Quadriceps Tendonitis of the Knee Rehabilitation Introduction Alignment or overuse problems of the knee structures can lead to strain, irritation, and/or injury of the quadriceps muscle and tendon. This produces pain, weakness, and swelling of the knee joint. These problems can affect people of all …

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Meniscus Injuries

Table of Contents Introduction to Meniscal Injuries A Patient’s Guide to Meniscal Injuries Introduction Anatomy Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment for Meniscus Injuries Rehabilitation FAQ Introduction to Meniscal Injuries Five years ago, Dr. Goldblatt, orthopedic surgeon and professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine (New York) wrote an article on meniscal (knee) injuries. It …

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Genu Valgum (Knock-Knee)

Basics Description Genu valgum, or knock-knee, is a normal phase of development in children 2-4 years old. Girls normally have slightly more valgus of the knee than do boys. The valgus straightens to achieve the adult position by 6-7 years of age. Rickets, trauma, and genetic disorders also may cause genu valgum. Some patients have …

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