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Your knee joint is one of the complex joints in your body. Its primary purpose is to perform certain functions like bending, straightening, and bearing most of the weight of your body. The knee is more than a simple coupled joint which also allows twisting and rotating. In order to accomplish all of these activities, your knee depends on bones, ligaments, tendons, meniscus and cartilage. Cartilage - a slippery substance relies on the ends of your knee bones. It helps in a smooth movement when the bones in your joint rub over one another when your leg bends and straightens. Meniscus -

The ACL - Anterior Cruciate Ligament is a rigid tissue that joins the thigh bone(femur) and shinbone of the knee. The function of the ACL is to prevent extreme forward movement of the shinbone - Tibia located in front of the thigh bone and also helps to provide rotational stability to the knee.  It also helps in preventing hyperextension of the knee (a straightening movement of the knee joint other than the regular range of motion). By avoiding these dangerous motions of the knee joint, the ACL can provide stability and dynamic movements of the knee joint. By any means, if this

Firstly, runners knee means it doesn’t affect only runners. It’s a broad term that describes pain you feel around the kneecap, also known as the patella. However, as the name suggests, it mostly affects athletes involved certain games, but any activity that stresses your knee joint can lead to runners knee which includes walking, biking, cycling, jumping, and playing soccer etc. There are various conditions causing knee pain which include anterior knee pain syndrome, chondromalacia patella, patellofemoral poo syndrome(PFPS), and iliotibial band syndrome(ITBS). How To Recognise Runner’s Knee? The symptoms of runner's knee build over time unlike a sudden knee injury such as

Knee problems can affect every move you make while walking, sitting or even lying down. A knee replacement surgery which is also termed as knee arthroplasty can help to reduce pain and restores the lost functions of severely damaged knee joints.  However, surgery is not advised always, doctors suggest it only after trying non-surgical treatment options first, which include: OTC Medication, Corticosteroid injections, exercise and physical therapy, nutritional supplements and losing weight in some cases. When Is A Knee Replacement Surgery Considered? The most common cause of knee replacement surgery is to get relief from severe pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis

Generally, the knee joint is a combination of four main things - bones, cartilage, ligaments, and tendons. ACL - Anterior Cruciate Ligament is a band of tissues that connects the thigh bone and shinbone of the knee. ACL plays a crucial role in knee your knee joint preventing excessive forward movement and also provides rotational stability to the knee.  ACL also prevents hyperextension(other than the normal range of motion) of the knee joint. By preventing these harmful movements in the knee, it provides stability to the knee joint and also helps for dynamic movements. What Is ACL Injury? ACL Injury - Anterior Cruciate

Osteoarthritis is the major form of arthritis which is affecting millions of people all over the world. Mostly it occurs when the cartilage that protects the ends of your bone joints gets damaged over time. Osteoarthritis can harm any joint in your body, but mostly the disorder affects your hand joints, knee joints, and hip joints. Usually, the symptoms of osteoarthritis can be managed. By maintaining a healthy weight, staying fit, and with the help of some other treatments can slow the progression of the condition and improves joint function. But in some cases, surgical intervention is required to treat knee