Internal derangement of knee is chronic condition that interferes with normal knee joint function. It can occur due to ligament injury, loose pieces of cartilage or bone in the knee joint or a meniscus tear. It can cause pain and discomfort. Treatment includes resting, cold packs, compression using elastics, and elevation of leg. Exercises like the knee extension, knee flexion, heel and calf raises, wall squats, swimming can strengthen the knees.
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I am an 18 year old with severe knee issues. Do I need physiotherapy?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old. I have a knee issue. My knee dislocated once and there was a subluxation more than nine times. Now, my knee is very flexible. When my knee dislocated, the doctor plastered my knee for three weeks. He then asked me to exercise, but I did not. My doctor then asked me t... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understood your concern. I would like to stress on proper training to regain your knee control and reduce the subluxation. I suggest you do these basic knee exercises that will strengthen your front thigh muscles and butt muscles. These... Read Full »