An overuse condition in people who fit carpets for a living, where knee osteoarthritis occurs at much greater frequency than in the general public.

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Carpet-fitter's Knee

A number of knee problems are initiated or aggravated by 'overuse' - which might be either putting excessive strain on the structures or irritating them by too much repetitive movement.

The 'nicknames' of many of the conditions hint at the activities at the root of the overuse -...

Overuse Injuries

Problems due to repetitive overuse.

Introduction to the concept of 'overuse'

Part of a series on overuse problems by Mr (Dr) Charles Willis-Owen.

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