Problem Knees 2015

IDF Breakfast Tutorial, Harley Street Clinic, London 14th April 2015.

Introduction

Bipedalism has placed great demands on the middle articulation of the human lower limb. The knee has to serve both  as a stable pillar enabling erect stance…and as a rapidly moving articulation allowing us to run at speed.

It  will not come as a surprise to know that the knee is the joint most commonly injured in sport. In terms of sheer numbers and economics, it is also the most important joint to develop osteoarthritis.

At some point, one in five adults and one in twenty children will present as patients with knee pain.

Read the full review here (PDF file).