- bleeding inside the knee joint.
- formation of a blood clot in the leg.
- infection inside the joint.
- stiffness in the knee.
- injury or damage to the cartilage, ligaments, meniscus, blood vessels, or nerves of the knee.
- Rubbery c-shaped pieces of cartilage, called minisci, cushion your knee joint and help it move smoothly.
- Injuries or arthritis can cause this cartilage to tear, which causes knee pain, swelling, and can lessen your ability to move
More about Treatment
Knee arthroscopy is a surgical technique that can diagnose and treat problems in the knee joint. During the procedure, your surgeon will make a very small incision and insert a tiny camera.
An arthroscope is a flexible tube with a light and camera on the end.
Diagnostic arthroscopy is usually done to check for disease or damage inside your knee.