Essential knee terminology
- Wall slides
Wall slides are rehabilitation exercises to improve knee flexion.
- Water on the knee
Water on the knee refers to excess fluid inside the knee joint cavity (effusion).
- Wiberg classification
The Wiberg Classification identifies patellar shape, and is used in documentation.
- Windswept knees
Windswept knees is the term given to the combination of a bow leg on one side with a knock knee on the other.
- Wobble board
A wobble board is an exercise board with a rounded base - a useful item of rehab equipment.
The WOMAC is a scoring system for functional disability from osteoarthritis.