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Arthritis, chondromalacia and cruciate ligament injuries form some of the most common types of knee problems, according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. The knee consists of several structures involved in stability and motion...

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Problems that can occur after knee surgery include blood clots in the leg vein that can travel to the lungs, according to Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. Infection is also a complication of knee surgery.

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Running isn't bad for the knees because the body's joints naturally compensate for the pressure being put on them while an individual is running. Running also doesn't involve an abundance of knee-bending and is a linear movement, according to a University of San Francis...

www.reference.com/article/anatomy-knee-2f93db071892c114

The kneecap, also called the patella, is found in front of the knee joint, which is the junction between the femur, the upper leg bone, and the tibia, the lower leg bone. Flanking the kneecap are the medial epicondyle of the femur and the lateral epicondyle of the femur...

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InnerBody describes the knee joint as a classic example of a synovial joint. The junction of the femur and tibia bones are enclosed in a joint capsule, lined with synovial tissue, encasing synovial fluid and two shock absorbing cartilage pads. The joint capsule is prote...

www.reference.com/article/symptoms-arthritis-knee-9c061d6bcc1e7ada

Pain in the knee that gradually increases over time is the most common symptom of knee arthritis, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, or AAOS. Difficulty extending and straightening the knee, especially after long periods of rest, is another commo...

www.reference.com/article/treatment-options-synovial-cyst-knee-problems-ee069d25329427a1

Treatment options for synovial cysts in the knee include applying ice packs, oral pain medication, aspirating fluid from the cyst with a needle and injecting the cyst with a corticosteroid, according to MD Guidelines. Some cysts rupture on their own with no treatment.