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What are common knee injuries?

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Some of the most common problems are sprained ligaments, meniscus tears, tendinitis, and runner's knee. If you have an old knee injury that wasn�t properly treated, it may flare up now and then or hurt all the time.

SOURCES:

JAMA: “For Some Injuries, It's All in the Name.”

American Family Physician: “Evaluation of Patients Presenting with Knee Pain: Part I. History, Physical Examination, Radiographs, and Laboratory Tests.” 

Rouzier, P. The Sports Medicine Patient Advisor, second edition, SportsMed Press, 2004. 

ACP Medicine: “Osteoarthritis.”

Mayo Clinic: “Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome.”

Reviewed by Michael W. Smith on August 3, 2020

SOURCES:

JAMA: “For Some Injuries, It's All in the Name.”

American Family Physician: “Evaluation of Patients Presenting with Knee Pain: Part I. History, Physical Examination, Radiographs, and Laboratory Tests.” 

Rouzier, P. The Sports Medicine Patient Advisor, second edition, SportsMed Press, 2004. 

ACP Medicine: “Osteoarthritis.”

Mayo Clinic: “Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome.”

Reviewed by Michael W. Smith on August 3, 2020

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