Types Of Knee Injuries

Knees are very vulnerable lower limb structures often have a verity of injury.  The knee joint has several anatomical structures including bone, articular cartilage, meniscus, collateral ligaments, cruciate ligaments, and tendons.  Any Injury affects these structures are termed as knee injuries. The knee injuries were categorized as ACL, MCL, LCL, PCL, medial meniscus and lateral meniscus tears. The treatment range varies depending on the type of knee injuries and the severity of the condition.

In Indian scenario, the incidence of Knee injuries is high in the young generation. The reason behind this may due to the selection of game.   For example,  Kabaddi is a popular contact sport in India.  Both Indian girls and boys are playing Kabaddi, even most of the school curriculum also enlisted kabaddi playing in sports/ game activity. Knee injuries are one of the commonest injuries sustained by kabaddi players.

Types and Cause Of Knee Injuries

Sprain: A sprain is a common type of knee injuries, in which during stretching of the knee may ligament is not ready to stretch and try to hold its position. This acts against the force stretching and resultant of this leads to a knee injury… Know More

Symptoms

Depending on the type of Knee injury and the severity of the injury the symptoms can vary.  However, common symptoms of all these knee injuries are pain and inflammation… Know More

Precaution

The following precautionary measures are important to avoid Knee injuries

  • Maintaining proper leg posture
  • Avoid direct traumatic blow to the knee… Know More

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