Essential knee terminology
Click one of the letters above to go to the page of all terms beginning with that letter.
Wall slides search for term

Wall slides are rehabilitation exercises.

Water on the knee search for term

Water on the knee refers to excess fluid inside the knee joint cavity (effusion) or excess fluid within pockets (bursae) around the knee (bursitis).

Wiberg classification search for term

This is a classification of patellar shape, which is simply used in describing patellae.

Windswept knees search for term

The combination of a bow leg on one side with a knock knee on the other.

Wobble board search for term

A board with a rounded base - a useful item of rehab equipment.

WOMAC search for term

The WOMAC is a scoring system for functional disability from osteoarthritis (WOMAC=Western Ontario and McMaster Universities).

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