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

Meniscal tears commonly result from sudden twisting or trauma to the knee, often occurring during sports activities or lifting heavy loads.

Knee sprain symptoms include pain, swelling, bruising, instability, and difficulty moving, varying in severity.

Diagnosing a kneecap dislocation includes taking a thorough patient history, a physical exam, and medical imaging.

Diagnosing knee hyperextension includes clinical evaluation, imaging, and assessing ligament damage for proper medical care.

Diagnosing an MCL sprain or tear may include a patient interview, physical examination, and diagnostic imaging to determine the location and severity of the injury.

Diagnosing meniscal tears involves a clinical exam, imaging (MRI), and sometimes arthroscopy to assess knee structure and determine the extent of injury.

Diagnosing a runner's knee involves a physical exam, imaging tests, and evaluating symptoms to determine underlying causes.