Avascular necrosis

Baker's cyst

Bone spurs

CT scan


Knee braces

A knee brace may reduce osteoarthritis pain in your knee by shifting the force of your weight off the damaged part of your knee when you walk.

Knee bursitis

Knee replacement

Leg swelling

Lyme disease


MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Osgood-Schlatter disease

Osgood-Schlatter disease can cause pain, swelling and tenderness below the kneecap. This common condition often affects young athletes involved in running, jumping and bending activities.

Patellar tendinitis

Polymyalgia rheumatica

Posterior cruciate ligament injury

Less common than an ACL knee injury, a torn posterior cruciate ligament can be painful and sideline you for months. Find out more.

Torn meniscus

Twisting the knee can cause a common knee injury known as a torn meniscus. Treatment sometimes includes surgery.



July 12, 2013