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Anterior cruciate ligament rupture: Symptoms and Treatment

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The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the key ligaments that help stabilize your knee joint. A fresh anterior cruciate ligament rupture is the complete or partial interruption (rupture) of the continuity (tear) of the ligament after the overstretch an external force has exceeded reserve. An old anterior cruciate ligament rupture is a permanent, mostly accident-related ligament injury. Cause …

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Posterior cruciate ligament rupture: Symptoms and Treatment

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A posterior cruciate ligament rupture is caused by exceeding the maximum possible extension of the posterior cruciate ligament, usually by an external force. This is a complete rupture, a so-called continuity interruption, of the posterior cruciate ligament, whereby a sagittal (= parallel to the central axis) instability and the so-called drawer phenomenon (= large displacement …

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Ligament stretching in the knee: Symptoms, and Treatment

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Ligament stretching (syn. ligament strain) of the knee is caused by a violent movement of the knee joint beyond the average extent and can affect both the inner and outer ligament. It is one of the most common sports injuries and can be caused, for example, by a sudden rotational movement of the knee. The …

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Torn Patella Tendon: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

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A torn patella tendon is when the tendon between the front thigh muscles and the lower part of the patella tears partially or entirely. The term patella tendon rupture is also used as a synonym for patella tendon tear. Tearing of the patella tendon is a relatively rare disease that can occur with existing previous …

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Patella fracture, symptoms, tests and treatment

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A patellar fracture is a break in the patella, or kneecap, the small bone that sits at the front of your knee. This can result in longitudinal, transverse, or mixed fractures. The therapy of the patella fracture depends crucially on the type of fracture. Would you like to check Patellar tendonitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment?  Causes of the …

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Cartilage damage in the knee: Symptoms and Treatment

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Cartilage damage in the knee is quite common. Mostly the damage here is caused by wear and tear. On the one hand, this wear and tear occurs as part of a completely natural aging process. The result of this process is called arthrosis (chronic degenerative joint disease). The knee joint has to carry almost our …

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Jumper`s knee: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

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Jumper’s knee, also known as patellar tendonitis, is a condition characterized by inflammation of your patellar tendon. It is a chronic, painful, degenerative overload disease of the patella extensor apparatus at the bone-/tendon junction of the patella tip. Anatomy The kneecap (patella) is located as a sesamoid bone between the upper and lower leg at the …

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Knee joint arthrosis / Gonarthrosis: Symptoms and Treatment

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Knee arthrosis (gonarthrosis) is a term used to describe all wear-related (degenerative) diseases of the knee joint, which are characterized by increasing destruction of the joint cartilage with the joint structures such as bones, joint capsule, and muscles close to the joint being involved. Forms of knee joint arthrosis Three bones, together with a sophisticated …

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