Knee joint

Picture of a cyst behind the knee

Behind the knee cyst (Baker's cyst) symptoms and treatment

A cyst behind the knee or a Baker’s cyst is a relatively common condition that causes stiffness and pain to develop in the knee. Treatment options vary, and in severe cases it is possible to resort to surgery to remove it. What is a cyst behind the knee A cyst behind the knee also known as a popliteal cyst or Baker's cyst is a benign swelling filled with synovial fluid that appears in the popliteal fossa in…

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Knee arthroscopy and its side effects

Knee arthroscopy and its side effects

Knee arthroscopy is a very common surgical procedure that helps diagnose and treat many knee joint problems safely without any side effects on the patient’s movement and gait in the future. The importance of knee arthroscopy lies in the treatment of many structural injuries to the knee joint. Follow us to learn about the knee arthroscopy procedure, how it is performed, and its side effects. A glimpse of…

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Symptoms of ACL tear

Symptoms and treatment of anterior cruciate ligament rupture

Symptoms of an anterior cruciate ligament tear occur when you feel that your knee has collapsed or surrendered, and you may feel or hear a crack, and the knee begins to swell, and it is a common injury that usually affects athletes. Symptoms of anterior cruciate ligament rupture When the anterior cruciate ligament is ruptured or cut, the patient feels symptoms and signs of ligament rupture appear directly, and the most important of these symptoms: As for the symptoms of rupture …

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Stem cells are injected into the knee joint when it suffers from several diseases, the most common of which is osteoarthritis.

Knee stem cell treatment

Knee treatment with stem cells in Istanbul (also called treatment of the knee with stem cell injections) is a relatively new and promising technology in the field of arthritis and its degenerative diseases. What is the treatment of knee with stem cells? It is the injection of stem cells into articular cartilage damaged as a result of many diseases, the most common of which is osteoarthritis, as they secrete many anti-inflammatory factors and slow down the fibrosis of the injury, alleviating…

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Knee stiffness: causes, prevention and treatment methods

Knee stiffness: causes, prevention and treatment methods

Knee stiffness is a common condition in which the movement of the knee joint is restricted as a result of several factors, such as arthritis, with age, which affects daily activities and a person’s lifestyle. Knee stiffness affects all ages and genders, but it is common among the elderly and athletes who practice sports that require repetitive knee movements, in addition to those who suffer from inflammatory conditions in the…

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Best methods of knee collateral ligament treatment

Best methods of knee collateral ligament treatment

The treatment of the knee collateral ligament is often done conservatively (non-surgically), which is the mainstay of treatment, but in some cases surgical treatment may be required. The treatment of the knee collateral ligament varies according to the degree of injury. The medial collateral ligament injury is classified into 3 degrees, depending on the injury. The medial collateral ligament of the knee is the most commonly injured ligament,…

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Learn about the kneecap stabilisation surgery

The process of fixing the knee cap represents the final treatment for patients with recurrent knee cap dislocation. The process greatly reduces the chances of a recurrence of dislocation. It is especially indicated for young people and athletes. Like any surgery, it is very important for the patient to collect as much information as possible regarding the surgical procedure to be taken, and to discuss its risks with the doctor or surgeon in charge. We will include in …

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Knee tendonitis - ways to treat it at home

Knee tendinitis - ways to treat it at home

Knee tendinitis is one of the most common joint diseases, and the patellar tendon that connects the kneecap and tibia is the most common affected tendon. The treatment of knee tendinitis depends on the severity of the injury. Knee tendinitis often occurs in athletes due to excessive use of the knee joint and repeated pressure on it, which causes pain in the knee area, and this pain increases …

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Kneecap dislocation; Comprehensive reference

Kneecap dislocation is the separation of the kneecap from its place, which is relatively common in athletes after they have been subjected to strong trauma. As for non-traumatic causes, they are uncommon. In this article, we talk about how the knee cap slips, and the reasons leading to it, in addition to the different types of that, and the extent of the danger of dislocating the knee cap to the injured person, and how to restore it.

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An image showing the process of injecting plasma into the knee, where thin needles are used to target the damaged area of the cartilage by injecting platelet-rich plasma into it.

Knee plasma injection

Knee plasma injection is an appropriate treatment for knee roughness. It is a safe and simple procedure that depends on extracting platelet-rich blood plasma and then injecting it into the joint cavity to relieve symptoms. A glimpse of platelet rich plasma prp consists of two main components: platelets also have the ability to coagulate blood and contain growth factors that stimulate cell proliferation and also …

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