Knee Injuries

The knee joint has an intricate and very clever construction which, unfortunately, is prone to a range of common injuries. Knee injuries range from broken bones to torn ligaments, sprains and bruises and can be very disruptive to independence and quality of life.

R.I.C.E’ therapy, with Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation is a mainstay of musculoskeletal injuries but, in some cases, surgical intervention may be required to repair an injured knee.

For further reading:

OrthoInfo: Common Knee Injuries