Category Archives: knee anatomy

Pain in Runners Knee

What is Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome? by Melanie White

What is Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS/PFJP) Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, also known as Anterior Knee Pain (AKP), Patella Overload Syndrome, or Runner’s Knee. Patellafemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is a condition that can cause pain or discomfort around the front of your knee or under your kneecap (patella).   Why do I have pain in my knee? The […]

What is Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis (OA) is something that can affect your joints. It can cause pain, stiffness, swelling, and grinding sensations within your joint. Over time the cartilage that helps protect the bone within your joints can wear away, so that the bones rub together, causing the above symptoms. Osteoarthritis can also be called arthrosis, osteoarthrosis, degenerative joint […]

Knee Anatomy Blog, by Melanie White

The Anatomy of The Knee, by Melanie White

| 15th March, 2018

In order to fully understand how the knee works a little information on the anatomy of the joint itself can be very helpful. The knee is a hinge joint. Essentially this means it moves in one plane (into flexion [bending] and extension [straightening]), there also some other sliding movements that can occur. In order to […]

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