Please see the index below for a list of all our articles on Knee Injuries.

If you are new to the subject, we recommend starting with: Guide to Knee Joint Anatomy

Not all meniscal tears will require surgery—many will heal on their own over time. Factors that contribute to whether surgery will be beneficial for a torn meniscus include the size, shape, and location of the tear, as well as how the tear occurred.
Sudden onset patellar injuries, or kneecap injuries, are typically caused by collision, pressure, traction, and contraction experienced by athletes during the course of play.
A person should expect a patient interview and several diagnostic tests to confirm the diagnosis of an ACL tear.
ACL surgery typically involves reconstructing the injured knee ligament using a graft from elsewhere on the body or from a donor.
While anyone can tear their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), certain factors put people at higher risk. Learn the causes and risk factors involved in injuring an ACL
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the main stabilizing ligaments of the knee. Tears or ruptures of the ACL occur frequently during sports.
Knee sprains occur from a direct impact to the knee, hyperextension, or sudden stopping or changing direction. Certain sports raise the risk for knee sprains.