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What are the Symptoms of Knee Pain?

Early detection is crucial for prompt intervention, which can prevent complications and improve treatment outcomes. Therefore, it is important to recognise the signs and symptoms of knee pain, which may manifest as:
If you notice any of these signs, we recommend reaching out to our specialists at Avant Orthopaedics for proper diagnosis and treatment.

What are the Common Causes of Knee Pain?

Similar to how rubber bands weaken after overstretching, muscles and tendons can experience the same due to excessive force or repetition. Activities that push them beyond their limits, such as improper lifting techniques or sudden, forceful movements, can lead to strains and contribute to knee pain.
Similar to how rubber bands weaken after overstretching, muscles and tendons can experience the same due to excessive force or repetition. Activities that push them beyond their limits, such as improper lifting techniques or sudden, forceful movements, can lead to strains and contribute to knee pain.
Similar to how rubber bands weaken after overstretching, muscles and tendons can experience the same due to excessive force or repetition. Activities that push them beyond their limits, such as improper lifting techniques or sudden, forceful movements, can lead to strains and contribute to knee pain.
Similar to how rubber bands weaken after overstretching, muscles and tendons can experience the same due to excessive force or repetition. Activities that push them beyond their limits, such as improper lifting techniques or sudden, forceful movements, can lead to strains and contribute to knee pain.
Similar to how rubber bands weaken after overstretching, muscles and tendons can experience the same due to excessive force or repetition. Activities that push them beyond their limits, such as improper lifting techniques or sudden, forceful movements, can lead to strains and contribute to knee pain.

How Can the Source of Your Knee Pain Be Diagnosed?

When you visit Avant Orthopaedics, our attending Orthopaedic Surgeon will
Many patients may choose to self-medicate or ignore their knee symptoms. Not seeking proper and timely assessment and treatment, may worsen the knee condition over time.
At Avant Clinic, knee consultation leading to diagnosis and appropriate treatment is a collaborative effort between you and our specialists. It is also personalized to your profile, level of function and expectations.

What is the Anatomy of the Knee?

To comprehend the importance of maintaining knee health and the causes of knee pain, it is crucial to understand the anatomy of our knees. We have dissected its main components to provide a clearer explanation of their unique roles in maintaining our mobility.

At the core of the knee’s anatomy are the femur and tibia, two major players that come together to form the primary joint connection. Protecting them is the patella, also known as the kneecap, which acts as a shield for the joint and contributes to knee extension during movement.

Ligaments are robust bands of connective tissue that provide stability to the knee and keep everything together. They can be likened to strong ropes connecting one bone to another, promoting stability and preventing overextension. The knee has four main ligaments:
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Why is Knee Health Important?

Whether it involves walking, running, jumping, or standing still, these movements rely on the intricate mechanism of the knee. In the simple act of walking, which we engage in daily, the complex inner workings of our knees flex and extend, absorbing impact and distributing forces. From ascending staircases to jogging in the park, well-functioning knees not only enhance mobility and independence but also enable you to live life to the fullest.
Similar to how rubber bands weaken after overstretching, muscles and tendons can experience the same due to excessive force or repetition. Activities that push them beyond their limits, such as improper lifting techniques or sudden, forceful movements, can lead to strains and contribute to knee pain.
Similar to how rubber bands weaken after overstretching, muscles and tendons can experience the same due to excessive force or repetition. Activities that push them beyond their limits, such as improper lifting techniques or sudden, forceful movements, can lead to strains and contribute to knee pain.

When Should You Seek Professional Help?

If your knee pain is due to an injury or you experience the following symptoms, seeking professional help is advised:
You don’t need to exhibit all of these symptoms before seeking medical attention, as early and timely intervention is crucial in preventing the condition from worsening.

Are You or a Loved One Suffering from Knee Pain?

Knee pain can be a debilitating condition that prevents you or your loved ones from living life to its fullest. Feel free to book an appointment to receive a personalised consultation where we will diagnose your condition and recommend a suitable treatment.

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