Fractures

Have you developed knee arthritis after a major accident? Neglected Knee fractures can lead to post traumatic arthritis. Fractures of the knee can involve the thigh bone (femur), leg bone (tibia) and the kneecap (patella). They are important in as they can extend into the knee joint which is a major weight bearing joint. Accurate…

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Dislocations

Dislocations of the knee joint are rare injuries and occur in high velocity accidents. They are associated with injury to the blood vessels and the posterior cruciate ligament. They need admission to a hospital and careful evaluation for presence of pulses. Dislocations of the kneecap are more common. The kneecap slides in the trochlear groove…

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Chondromalacia patella

Have you been diagnosed with Chondromalacia Patella? Technically, chondromalacia patella means a softening of the cartilage of the knee-cap. To recapitulate the anatomy of the knee, the knee is formed by the union of three bones, the thigh bone (femur), the leg bone (tibia) and the knee cap (patella). The knee- cap sits in a…

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Baker’s cyst treatment India

Do you need treatment for Baker’s cyst in India? What is it? Definition- These are fluid filled swellings arising from the knee and present in the back of the knee. They are associated with osteoarthritis, gout or meniscal injuries. The condition can be painful. The union of three bones forms the knee joint. A bag…

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Avascular necrosis knee

Have you been diagnosed with Avascular necrosis knee. What is it? In this condition there is cessation of the blood supply to one of the condyles of the knee. It can lead to secondary osteo-arthritis. Causes 1.It can occur without any primary cause (Idiopathic) 2. Alcohol abuse can lead to development of avascular necrosis 3. Consumption…

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Articular cartilage injury

Have you got articular cartilage injury of your knee? Cartilage repair can cure knee pain in India. Otherwise it can lead to arthritis. Prompt treatment can prevent this. Learn more about this here. Articular cartilage is the lining cartilage at the end of bones of all synovial or bag like joints. It has the properties…

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Anterior Knee Pain Treatment

Have you been diagnosed with anterior knee pain? Read more to know about its causes and knee pain treatment in India. Causes Mal-alignenment Instability, Tendinitis of the quadriceps tendon, patellar tendon, Tendon bursitis, Post-operative neuroma, Effusion due to inflammatory and Infective causes. In this page I shall only discuss patellar softening (chondromalacia) due to malalignment…

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Anterior cruciate ligament injury (ACL)

Have you damaged your ACL? An Anterior cruciate ligament injury India is the most common ligament injury. Get ACL reconstruction from an experienced orthopedic surgeon in Chennai. The anterior cruciate ligament is one of four ligaments stabilizing the knee. Ligaments are cord like tissues, which connect one bone to another. In the knee there are four…

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Arthritis knee – types and treatment in India

Arthritis is an inflammatory condition of any joint. It is characterised by the presence of swelling and pain over the joint. It usually affects elderly although Rheumatoid arthritis can affect younger individuals. Although there are more than 100 varieties, the three most common forms are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gout. Another common cause in developing…

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