Knee conditions

Click on the links below for information on common knee conditions.

The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons also has excellent information files on their website OrthoInfo.

Conditions Dr Balalla’s Information Sheet External Links – AAOS OrthoInfo
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries ACL injuries ACL injuries
Anterior knee pain Anterior knee pain
Knee arthritis Knee arthritis Knee arthritis
Medial collateral ligament (MCL) injuries MCL injuries Collateral ligament injuries
Meniscal injuries Meniscal injuries Meniscal injuries
Knee dislocation and multi-ligament knee injuries Knee dislocation Multiligament knee injuries
Osgood-Schlatters disease  Osgood-Schlatters disease
Patellofemoral arthritis Patellofemoral arthritis
Patellar instability Patellar instability Patellar dislocation
Patella tendon and quadiceps tendon ruptures Extensor mechanism injuries Patella tendon rupture
Quadriceps tendon rupture
Posterior cruciate ligament injuries PCL injuries PCL injuries
Treating the painful knee replacement The painful knee replacement