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Medial and lateral menisci what aids in joint lubrication and stability
Medial and lateral menisci what aid in distributing weightbearing forces and act as shock absorbers
Medial meniscus what is attached to the MCL and the joint capsule
Transmits greater forces and relatively immobile why is the medial meniscus injured more often
Weightbearing combined with Tibial rotation what cause meniscal injuries while flexing or extending the knee
Joint line where does a patient experience immedate pain with meniscal injury
"Wait & See" what is the treatment for a Meniscal injury
Inflammation where does pain come from with Meniscal injury
Detached fragments what may cause chronic locking or "giving way" of the joint and lead to severe degeneration
Total Menisectomy what is a surgical treatment called for fixing a Meniscal injury
1/3 of the outer layer of the meniscus what may heal with surgery
Partial Menisectomy what is the most common meniscal surgery
RICE & Estim what treatment is used for pain control
Crutches & WBAT what is the weightbearing status after a Partial Menisectomy
AROM & isometrics what is the type of exercises are allowed after Partial Menisectomy
Open & closed chain exercises what is the type of exercises are allowed as ROM improves and pain decreases after Partial Menisectomy
4-6 weeks when are you allowed to return to full activity with Partial Menisectomy
Meniscal repair what surgery do they use absorbable sutures
6 weeks how long does a patient wear a brace use crutches with Meniscal Repair
Partial WB what is the weightbearing status with Meniscal Repair up to 6 weeks
3 months when can a patient return to full activity with Meniscal Repair
Meniscal Transplant what is the least common surgery for Meniscal surgery
Allografts or synthetic material what is used in Meniscal Transplant
6 weeks how long does a patient wear a brace use crutches with Meniscal Transplant
Partial WB what is the weightbearing status with Meniscal Transplant
9-12 months when can a patient return to full activity with Meniscal Transplant
Anterior knee where does a patient complain of pain with Patellofemoral Stress Syndrome
Ascending or descending stairs, squatting or prolonged sitting when does pain increase with Patellofemoral Stress Syndrome
Knee "gives out" what may a patient report with Patellofemoral Stress Syndrome
Posterior surface with poor tracking of the patella where would degeneration happen
Q angle what is the angle between the line of pull of the quadriceps muscle and the patellar tendon
Increased Q angle or weakened VMO what may cause poor tracking of the patella
Tight IT Band or excessive pronation or patella alta what may cause poor tracking of the patella
Hip abductors and external rotators what muscle weakness leads to adduction and internal rotation of the femur during closed chain activity
Hip strengthening and eccentric control of the LE in closed chain what is the newer theory to help with Patellofemoral Stress Syndrome
Chondromalacia Patella what is the progressive softening and deterioration of the articular cartilage on the back of the patella
Progression of patellar stress syndrome what causes Chondromalacia Patella
Direct impact to the patella what causes Chondromalacia Patella
Anterior knee pain where does a patinet have pain with Chondromalacia Patella when walking, running, squatting and ascending/descending stairs
Crepitus what is felt or heard with knee flexion or extension with Chondromalacia Patella
Laterally contact to the medial patella with the foot planted can force the patella to dislocate which direction
Reduction followed by immobilization how is Acute Patellar Dislocation treated
3-6 weeks how long is a patient immobilized with Acute Patellar Dislocation
ROM and strengthening what does PT focus on following immobilization due to Acute Patellar Dislocation
Jumper's knee what is another name for Patellar Tendinitis
Eccentric what type of repetitive contractions can cause Patellar Tendinitis
Inferior pole of the patella where does the patient complain of pain with Patellar Tendinitis
RICE and anti-inflammatory meds how do you treat Patellar Tendinitis
Transverse friction massage every other day for 1 week how do you treat Patellar Tendinitis
Isometrics to isotonics once inflammation resolves with Patellar Tendinitis how do you progress strengthening
Eccentric strengthening what should be emphasized before returning to sports with patellar tendinitis (Jumper's knee)
Knee Bursitis what can be acute, chronic or recurrent and can involove bursae
Housemaid's knee what is it called when the prepatellar bursa is injured with prolonged quadruped position, crawling or falling onto the knee
Clergyman's knee what is it called when the superficial infrapatellar bursa in injured with repetitive kneeling
Deep infrapatellar bursa what bursa is irritated from repetitive stress to the patellar tendon
RICE & AROM what is the treatment for Knee Bursitis
Needle aspiration what is the treatment for Knee Bursitis
Corticosteroid injection or surgical removal what is the treatment for Knee Bursitis
Iliotivial Band Friction Syndrome what is also known as the "Runner's Knee"
Anterior and Posterior knee flex and ext makes the IT Band glide where
Leg length discrepancies or shortened TFL what are contributing factors for IT band friction syndrome
Excessive pronation (increased tibial IR) what are contributing factors for IT band friction syndrome
Running on uneven surfaces or increasing distances too quickly what poor training habits contribute to IT band friction syndrome
Increase 10% per week what is the 10% rule with IT band friction syndrome
Diffuse pain over the lateral aspect of the knee what are signs/symptoms of IT band friction syndrome
Symptoms increase with running or going up/down stairs what are signs/symptoms of IT band friction syndrome
Symptoms may decrease after warm-up what are signs/symptoms of IT band friction syndrome
RICE what is treatment of IT band friction syndrome
Iontophoresis or phonophoresis what is treatment of IT band friction syndrome
Stretching, correction of training errors or orthotics what is treatment of IT band friction syndrome
Osgood-Schlatter Disease what is the type of tendinitis of the patellar tendon where it inserts on the Tibial tuberosity
Osgood-Schlatter Disease what usually occurs in young athletes during rapid growth years (age 9-13)
Tibial tuberosity with Osgood-Schlater Disease patient has swelling over the what
Quadriceps contraction with Osgood-Schlater Disease patient complains of pain with what
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