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Knee Joint

The patellofemoral articulation consisting of the patella or kneecap and the patellar groove on the front of the femur through which it slides. Knee pain can be caused by a sudden injury an overuse injury or by an underlying condition such as arthritis.

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Treatment will vary depending on the cause.

Knee joint.

Three bones come together to form the joint which are the femur tibia and patellathere are also two articulations involved.
There are large blood vessels passing through the area behind the knee referred to as the popliteal.
Movements at the knee joint are essential to many everyday activities including walking running sitting and standing.

In this article we shall examine the anatomy of the knee joint its articulating surfaces ligaments and neurovascular supply.
The knee joint …