An injury to either or both knees causing pain and/or disability.
The legs, especially the knees, are the most injury-prone parts of the body. Knee injuries are the leading cause of long-term disability among athletes.
Although most commonly due to sport, anyone can hurt their knees if they make an awkward movement or give the knee a hard blow. Some women may be especially susceptible because their wider pelvis tends to make them knock-kneed. Besides the knock-kneed, those prone to knee problems...
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We've heard a lot recently about how the symptoms of knee osteoarthritis can be relieved by hyaluronan injections. The research we... Read more »
Research has shown that corticosteroids injected into the joint work for reducing knee pain caused by osteoarthritis. But how long does the effect... Read more »
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common problem in aging adults. The hip and the knee are affected most often. Women are more likely to have knee OA than... Read more »
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