The common culprits, plus treatments to consider.
Here are effective ways to strengthen your weak spots.
Your knees are the most vulnerable joints in your body. Find out how to protect them from damage, whether you’ve got arthritis, bursitis, or torn cartilage.
Painful popping could also be because of osteoarthritis, where the smooth cartilage has worn down and the bones cause friction
The ACL knee ligament injury story is slowly changing. There are some very positive highlights, some shockingly bad outcomes, and a few mixed observations. Here is an update from a recent meeting in Sweden, which included some of the world's top ACL surgeons.
While it may not be possible for you to visit operating rooms and study a surgeon's technique, it is possible to research and learn a surgeon's experience. Their attitude toward pain relief, rehabilitation and exercise -- as well as their attention to your needs -- are crucially important. Your outcome depends on it.
Kids often get knee pain. When it persists, an X-ray may show a lesion of the articular cartilage: the bearing surface of the joint. That lesion is usually called Osteochondritis dissecans, a terrible and misleading name that implies inflammation (itis) and drying out (dissecans), though neither is present in the condition.