THREE MAIN SITE SECTIONS -
BASIC INFORMATION -
Knee anatomy overview
What are the cruciate ligaments?
What do the cruciate ligaments do?
How does one tear the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)?
How does one tear the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL)?
Early indicators of a cruciate tear
What should you do if you think your cruciate is torn?
Ongoing symptoms of a torn cruciate ligament
Confirming the diagnosis of a torn ACL
Confirming the diagnosis of a torn PCL
Braces for knee instability
Why do women get more cruciate tears than men?
The problems of cruciate tears in children
Torn cruciates - is reconstruction always necessary?
Graft choice for cruciate ligament reconstruction
Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
Posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
Cruciate ligament rehabilitation
Complications of cruciate reconstruction
What is complex or multiligament instability?
Introduction to the collateral ligaments
Anatomy of the collateral ligaments
Collateral ligament injury
Complex injury involving the collateral ligament
Assessment of the collateral ligaments
Management of collateral ligament damage
Introduction to the knee meniscus
Functional anatomy of the meniscus
Factors affecting meniscal healing
How the meniscus is injured
Diagnosis of meniscus injury
The importance of the position of meniscus tears
Types of meniscus tear
Quick guide to kneecap problems
What's special about the kneecap?
The patella - important anatomical relationships
Why does everyone seem so vague about kneecap pain?
What is chondromalacia?
Patellar tilt, malalignment and maltracking - what's the difference?
Getting to grips with the Patellofemoral Syndrome (PFS)
Surgical procedures to correct patellar alignment
Proximal realignment procedures
Distal realignment procedures
Patella alta, and patellofemoral dysplasia
Overuse syndromes affecting the patella
Braces for the patella
Cartilage damage of the patella
What is the Plica Syndrome?
The lateral retinaculum and lateral release
Arthrofibrosis after patellar injury or surgery
The problem of patella baja
Fracture of the patella
Consequences of a patellectomy
Introduction to arthritis
Types of arthritis
The common arthritis pathway
How knee arthritis progresses
Arthritis cysts and spurs
The concept of arthritis compartments
Classifying the amount of cartilage damage
Introduction to joint cartilage management
Supplements for knee arthritis
Knee arthritis and diet
Knee arthritis and exercise
Orthotics and aids for knee arthritis
Joint injections for knee arthritis
Surgical cartilage repair for knee arthritis
Partial knee replacement
Total knee replacement