Knee Injury and Meniscus Tears Knee Injury and Meniscus TearsRelated Health News « Back to Knee Injury and Meniscus Tears Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity After ACL Surgery, Another Knee Injury Likely, Study Suggests Are Knee Injuries Tied to Menstrual Cycle? Concussion's Damage to Brain Lingers After Symptoms Fade: Study Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds Doctors Quick to Order Knee MRIs When They Own a Scanner, Study Finds Get Fit Before You Hit the Slopes Health Tip: When Your Knee is Unstable Is American Medicine Too Test Happy? Kids With Knee ACL Injuries Require Special Care Knee Ligament Tears Don't Permanently Sideline Most College Football Players Knee Pain Plagues Many Women Over 50 Knee Shape May Predict Who'll Benefit From ACL Surgery, Study Says Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis More Than 4 Million Americans Have New Knee Study Questions Value of Certain Knee Surgeries Too Much or Too Little Activity Can Spur Knee Problems U.S. Sees a Run on New Knees Since 1990s Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Study Questions Value of Certain Knee Surgeries Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds Knee Ligament Tears Don't Permanently Sideline Most College Football Players Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis Get Fit Before You Hit the Slopes Concussion's Damage to Brain Lingers After Symptoms Fade: Study Doctors Quick to Order Knee MRIs When They Own a Scanner, Study Finds Knee Shape May Predict Who'll Benefit From ACL Surgery, Study Says After ACL Surgery, Another Knee Injury Likely, Study Suggests Kids With Knee ACL Injuries Require Special Care Too Much or Too Little Activity Can Spur Knee Problems Are Knee Injuries Tied to Menstrual Cycle? U.S. Sees a Run on New Knees Since 1990s Health Tip: When Your Knee is Unstable More Than 4 Million Americans Have New Knee Is American Medicine Too Test Happy? Knee Pain Plagues Many Women Over 50 Suggested Reading on Knee Injury by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 12 articles Torn Meniscus A torn meniscus (knee cartilage) may be caused by suddenly stopping, sharply twisting, or deep squatting or kneeling when lifting heavy weight. Symptoms Knee Pain Acute injuries, medical conditions, and chronic use conditions are causes of knee pain. Symptoms and signs that accompany knee pain include redness, swelling, Knee Bursitis Bursitis of the knee results when any of the three fluid-filled sacs (bursae) become inflamed due to injury or strain. Symptoms include pain, swelling, Arthritis Arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints. When joints are inflamed they can develop stiffness, warmth, swelling, redness and pain. There are over Torn ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear) The anterior cruciate ligament helps to prevent the top and bottom of the knee from sliding back and forth. Symptoms and signs of a torn ACL include knee Osteoporosis Learn about osteoporosis, a condition characterized by the loss of bone density, which leads to an increased risk of bone fracture. Unless one experiences Chondromalacia Patella (Patellofemoral Syndrome) Chondromalacia patella (housemaid's knee or secretary's knee) results from misalignment of the kneecap as it slides over the lower end of the thigh bone. Obesity Obesity is the state of being well above one's normal weight. A person has traditionally been considered to be obese if they are more than 20 percent Sprains and Strains An injury to a ligament is called a sprain, and an injury to muscle or tendon is called a strain. Sprains and strains may be caused by repetitive movements Broken Bone (Types of Bone Fractures) A broken bone is a fracture. There are different types of fractures such as compressed, open, stress, greenstick, spiral, vertebral compression, compound, Fitness: Exercise for a Healthy Heart Regular exercise can help reduce the risk of heart disease. To achieve maximum benefits, do a mix of stretching exercise, aerobic activity, and strengthening Fitness Regular physical activity can reduce the risk of disease. Regular exercise can also reduce the symptoms of stress and anxiety. There are fitness programs Medications 4 articles Procedures & Tests 3 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 1 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 1 articles Health News 17 articles Health Features 0 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!