Common Knee Conditions

Baker’s Cyst

A Baker’s cyst may occur in the back of the joint, and is usually an indication of another problem such as a meniscus tear.


Osgood-Schlatter Disease

Osgood-Schlatter Disease is a common condition in adolescents who are very active in sports. The condition is characterized by pain, swelling and enlargement of the tubercle, the raised area just below the kneecap. Osgood-Schlatter is caused by irritation of the growth plate just at the front of the joint.