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Pain pp 761-765 | Cite as

Knee Joint Pain

  • Peter A. Gold
  • Mark R. Jones
  • Alan David KayeEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

The knee’s numerous strong ligament attachments provide stability throughout its range of motion. Damage to any of these ligamentous structures, either by direct or rotational forces, leads to hallmark pathological knee conditions. Intra-articular injections and nerve blocks are common conservative treatments for knee pain.

Keywords

Cruciate ligaments Femur Tibia Patella Meniscus Patellofemoral syndrome 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter A. Gold
    • 1
  • Mark R. Jones
    • 2
  • Alan David Kaye
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Long Island Jewish Medical Center (Northwell Health/Hofstra University)QueensUSA
  2. 2.Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterBostonUSA
  3. 3.Department of AnesthesiaLSUHSCNew OrleansUSA

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