27 Oct 2017

Did You Just Call Me Fat? Fat Pad Impingement

Patella fat pad impingement can be a frustrating injury for patients as it is easily aggravated and can tend to linger. As the name would suggest it involves the fat pad which lies just below and under the kneecap (patella). It can be an extremely uncomfortable injury as the fat pad is one of the most innervated […]

18 Nov 2011

The Phattest Pad

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again – the knee is a crazy thing. What looks like a simple hinge has the brilliant idea of being one of the more complex joints of the body.  Why is this?  I mentioned a few weeks ago the sneaky little rotational movement it has, and the problems it can cause. Another little […]