Knee Surgery

Knee Pain


What causes knee pain?

There are many reasons of knee pain. Trauma, accidents and injuries during sports, infection, rheumatic or non-rheumatic diseases and osteoarthritis call imflamatuar calcification knee can cause knee pain.

Trauma, accidents and injuries that occur during sports causes pain?

To better understand this topic, you need to know the directory structure. A knee joint, the lower end of the thigh bone call femoral, tibial bone call calf cartilage surfaces formed by the upper part and the bones of the kneecap.


As a result of trauma, fractures of the bone structure and bone contusion causes pain. However, as a result of sports injuries and sprains and ligament injuries, meniscus tears are seen.

Is the only sports injuries, meniscus tears and ligament injuries happen?

Meniscus and ligament injuries during sports activity in young patients often with sudden sprains and strains, while after midlife simple sprains, injuries to these structures we can see with rotations.

Is surgical treatment of meniscal tears and ligament injuries?

In the treatment of meniscus tears, ligament injuries in almost every age group, arthroscopic surgery and the patient’s age and activity level determines whether or not surgical treatment. Applied to physical therapy without surgery patients.

Is it a sign of infection, pain and swelling in the knee?

When the pain and swelling in the knee joint infection induced an increase in temperature increase body temperature and blood values ​​determined by finding. Rheumatic diseases, uric acid and other emflamatuvar arthropathy seen in cases of pain and swelling. Outside the laboratory tests required in patients with a diagnosis of knee joint fluid involves the removal of the needle.

Arthritis of the knee joint is the treatment?

Knee joint arthritis, physical examination, radiography and MRI study in patients with the necessary assessment of the stage of the disease by following the exercise, physical therapy, arthroscopic surgery and prosthetic treatments are advanced levels.

About the author

Prof.Dr. Seref Aktas