What is a knee injury?

Knee injuries are common, especially for those who play sports. Injuries usually occur in soft tissue, that is, ligaments and tendons. Among the most common we can find sprain, tear, cartilage damage and overuse.

Knee injury symptoms:

One or more of the following symptoms emerges in almost all knee injuries:

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Joint instability: the knee can ease up or stay blocked

These injuries occur due to different causes, such as the knee receiving an impact, landing in a position on the knee itself, when running or performing abrupt changes of direction, after a car accident; or if you suffer from overweight or arthritis.