September 30, 2017

Medial Collateral Ligament injuries (Knee)

Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Injuries of Knee Definition: The medial collateral ligament (MCL) of the knee is a ligament (Figure 1) that helps stabilize the knee from valgus stress and prevents over […]
September 22, 2017

Osteochondritis Dissecans

Osteochondritis Dissecans Description(1)(2)(4): Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) is a common, yet poorly understood cause of knee pain in the pediatric and juvenile population as well as an adult form that can occur in […]
November 14, 2014

LATERAL MENISCAL TEAR

Definition:    A lateral meniscal tear involves a disruption in the lateral fibrocartilage of the knee. There is also an normal variant of the lateral meniscus where the meniscus forms a circle/or disc […]
October 27, 2013

BAKER’S CYST

A baker’s cyst, also known as a popliteal cyst, is a ganglion cyst arising from the knee joint.  It usually presents as a swelling posteriorly locate between the semimembranous and medial gastrocnemius […]