What are the symptoms?
- Swollen, tender mass at the back of the knee
- Full knee bending is restricted and can be painful
- Deep squatting and kneeling may cause pain at the back of the knee.
- The size of the mass may fluctuate.
What causes a Bakers cyst?
Bakers cysts are usually indicative of knee joint pathology which can include:
- Meniscal tears (most common)
- ACL deficiencies
- Cartilage degeneration