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Knee injuries

Trusted information and links to resources about knee injuries.

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Knee replacement

Trusted information about a knee replacement, including what it is, when it is recommended, alternatives, recovery time and questions to ask your doctor.

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Knee pain

Knee pain is a common problem with a number of causes. Generally treatment is available. Find out more about risk factors, symptoms, treatments and diagnosis from our trusted partners.

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Baker’s cysts

Baker’s cysts are caused by fluid that comes from the knee joint. Find out more about Baker's cyst and treatment by reading our trusted partner content.

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ACL reconstruction

If your knee continually gives way after an ACL rupture, reconstruction offers the chance of improving the stability of your knee in everyday life and in sporting activities.

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Bumps, knocks and bruises

Bumps, knocks and bruises are common injuries that everyone will experience from time to time. Read more about treatments for bumps, knocks and bruises.

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Total ankle replacement

Arthritis of your ankle is often the result of previous ankle injuries or rheumatoid arthritis. If you have severe pain, stiffness and disability, an ankle replacement should reduce your pain and still give you some movement in your ankle.

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Calf pain

Calf pain is often caused by a muscle strain or cramps due to exercise, dehydration or mineral deficiency. But it can be a symptom of something more serious.

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Insect bites and stings

Most insect bites will clear up in a day or two, although some people can have severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis). Learn more about insect bites and how to handle allergic reactions.

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Osteoarthritis symptoms

Information on osteoarthritis signs and symptoms and possible affected joints. Links to trusted resources.

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What causes osteoarthritis?

Information on what causes osteoarthritis and contributory factors. Plus links to trusted resources.

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