Knee joint is between lower end thigh (femur) bone, upper end of Shin bone (Tibia) and Knee cap (patella). Fracture can invole either lower end of femur, Upper end of tibia or Patella. Fractures around knee joint are more often associated with ligament injuries (ACL, PCL, MCL, LCL) & Meniscal (Medial or Lateral) Tears.
All un-displaced knee fractures can be treated by plaster cast from a groin to toe for 8-12 weeks
Displaced fractures are treated surgically.