In-depth

Arthritis

Baker's cyst

A Baker's cyst is a swollen area behind your knee. Treating the primary cause — such as arthritis or a cartilage tear — usually helps relieve pain.

Chondromalacia patella

Chondromalacia patella is a knee condition that plagues many runners. It's often caused by overuse or injury.

Hip labral tear

Knee pain

Find out what could cause knee pain.

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.

Swollen knee

Thumb arthritis

Torn meniscus

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

Wrist pain


Aug. 28, 2012