oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Knee injuries: Evaluation of injury types and prognosis of treatment
|Article Title||Knee injuries: Evaluation of injury types and prognosis of treatment|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Author||J.C. Van Graan|
|Publication Date||Feb 1987|
|Pages||11 - 12|
|Keyword(s)||Articular cartilage, Biomechanics, Condyles of femur, Design of bones, Emergency treatment, Haemorrhage into joint, Ice packing, Malalignment, Menisci, Movements, Muscle control, Plateaux of tibia, Semi-lunar cartilages, Shock treatment, Splinting, Stability of joint and Weight-bearing extremity|
The knee represents the most often injured joint in sport. Its treatment requires specific skills from the physician ï¿½ particularly in assessing the degree of injury. Only on the basis of this assessment can specific therapy be instigated.
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