The knee is a joint that has three compartments; inner, outer and knee cap. Injuries to the knee are common occurrences across many different sports and probably account for the majority of all sporting injuries. The knee is subjected to extreme loading and also to repetitive loading.
Knee joint injuries
These include anterior cruciate ligament injury, medial ligament sprain, lateral ligament sprain, posterior cruciate ligament injury, patella dislocation, medial cartilage meniscus injury, lateral meniscus tear, patella tendonitis, Osgood-Schlatter’s disease, patellofemoral pain syndrome, chondromalacia patella, Housemaid’s knee (Prepatellar Bursitis), Clergyman’s knee (Infrapatellar Bursitis) and fat pad impingement.