Posted on 8th February 2017 by Fiona
It relies on both the stability of the pelvis above and the foot below for peak performance. If these become impaired, it’s ability to be stable yet mobile is compromised and injury often occurs. The knee is often injured during sporting activities, is prone to ‘wear & tear’ and a common problem in adolescents during or after growth spurts.
Common Knee Injuries
Many common injuries affect the knee, these include:
- ACL tears & strains
- Bursitis, such as ‘housemaids knee’
- Patella tendonopathies
- ‘Runners Knee’
- Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease & Adolescent Knee Pain
- Patella tracking issues
- Anterior knee pain
- Meniscus (cartilage) damage
- Ligament injuries
- Muscle tears
- Overuse injuries
- Specific sports injuries such as Triathlon, Cycling, Running & skiing
If you’re suffering with knee pain and it’s stopping you doing what you love or being as active as you need to be, our team can help you. We offer a range of services from our clinic in Chandlers Ford, which can help identify & resolve your knee problems and also address the prevention of knee injuries.
If you want any advice, please do give us a call on 023 8025 3317 or you can book an appointment online.