The Knee

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Lt Col Jerman
Our knees play an important role in many of our physical activities. The knees provide stable support for our bodies, and they also allow our legs to bend and straighten. Both flexibility and stability are needed to stand, walk, run, crouch, jump, and turn.

Maj Spencer
The knee is a complex joint, and it’s susceptible to injury during many sporting activities. If any of the structures within the knee are injured, you can experience pain and swelling, and the knee may not be able to function properly.

Lt Col Jerman
In this section, you can find information about common knee injuries, including how they are diagnosed and treated. We also cover knee exercises and injury prevention.