A Baker’s cyst, or Popliteal cyst, refers to a lump of fluid that forms behind the knee. It’s caused when surplus joint fluid in the knee is forced into a small sac of tissue behind it, filling up the sac and causing it to bulge into a cyst. The cyst is often painless, and it is entirely possible for it to disappear on its own. Some common symptoms of the condition include:
At Physiomobility, we have a team of qualified professionals who offer specialized treatment for various musculoskeletal conditions including Baker’s Cyst. Whether you have a chronic knee arthritis which flares up with prolonged standing, or you have experienced a recent injury causing an inflammation of your knee joint, our experienced physiotherapists and exercise therapists will provide you a personalized treatment, offering you relief from pain and discomfort and enabling you to get back to your usual activities quickly.
By: Muhammad Barzanjee, Exercise Therapist