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Traumatic Arthritis

Strengthen musculature surrounding knee, NSAIDs,
Cortisol injections, Surgery (debridement)

2

Hemarthrosis

Joint aspiration gold standard

3

Monoarticular Steroid-Sensitive Arthritis

Intra-articular steroid injections

4

Crystal Synovitis

Triamcinolone,
Oral NSAID

5

Septic Arthritis

Antibiotics,
Joint aspiration

6

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Strengthening exercises (knee stability),
NSAIDS,
DMARDs,
Glucocorticoids,
TKA if very severe

7

Early Arthrosis

Strengthen musculature surrounding knee, NSAIDs,
Cortisol injections, Surgery (debridement)

8

Discoid Meniscus

Total and partial meniscectomy; cryotherapy, analgesics, NSAIDs;
PT strengthening quads, hams, hip;
ROM; neuromuscular coordination and proprioceptive re-ed; progressive weight-bearing

9

Bucket-Handle Meniscal Lesion

Stable tears - observation, PT intervention;

Unstable tears - arthroscopic meniscectomy or meniscal repair

10

Posterior Lesion

Manipulation
Surgery or prophylaxis

11

Loose Bodies in Adolecents

Manipulation,
Extraction

12

Loose Bodies Complicating Arthrosis

Manipulation,
Extraction

13

Medial Coronary Ligament Injuries

Deep friction or infiltration

14

Medial Colateral Ligament (MCL) Injuries

Acute: deep friction and mobilization or triamcinolone;
Chronic: manipulation after deep friction

15

Intra-articular Adhesions

Arthroscopic surgery, CPM,
Joint mobilization,
Joint manipulation

16

Advanced Arthrosis

Strengthen musculature surrounding knee, NSAIDs,
Cortisol injections, Surgery (debridement)

17

Subsynovial Hematoma

Aspiration

18

Medial Collateral Bursitis

Aspiration,
Triamcinolone

19

Medial Mensicus Injury

Manipulation,
Conservative management,
Surgery

20

Patellar Bursitis

Aspiration/infiltration,
Surgery

21

Popliteal (Baker's) Cyst

Ice massage,
Hamstring stretching & quad strengthening,
Aspiration

22

Adherent Vastus Intermedius

ROM exercises,
Surgical correction

23

Chronic Non-Adherent Ligamentous lesion (Plica Mediopatellaris)

Triamcinolone, Arthroscopic section

24

Loose Body

Manipulation,
Extraction

25

Plica Synovialis Syndrome

Cryotherapy (pain), hamstring flexibility,
Quad strengthening

26

Posterior Capsular Strain

PRICE,
NSAIDs,
Strength exercises for extension/ER

27

Iliotibial Tract Bursitis

PRICE,
Stretching,
NSAIDS,
Corticosteroids,
Aspiration

28

Patellar Bursitis

PRICE

29

Patellofemoral Pain Disorders

VMO training,
Taping

30

Patellofemoral Arthrosis

Infrapatellar strap