Hoffa’s Syndrome | Fat Pad Impingement Syndrome – A Cause of Anterior Knee Pain

What is Fat Pad Impingement? Sometimes after a forceful direct impact to the kneecap, the fat pad can become impinged (pinched) between the distal thigh bone ( femoral condyle) and the kneecap (patella). As the fat pad is one of the most sensitive structures in the knee, this condition is known to be extremely painful. … Continue reading

How To Diagnose ACL Tears?

Diagnosing torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee joint is not difficult. Most patients have some form of twisting or pivoting injury to the knee. This usually happens during sports such as football or basketball.  There may or may not have been contact during the injury. A typical story is twisting injury to the knee … Continue reading