Baker’s Cyst

A Baker’s cyst or popliteal cyst is a fluid-filled swelling that develops into a lump behind the knee. This causes stiffness, tightness and pain behind your knee. It is commonly seen in women and people aged over 40 (although it can develop at any age).

Baker’s Cyst


  • Swelling behind knee or leg
  • Pain in the knee
  • Swelling and redness in the lower leg


  • Medical history
  • Physical examination
  • Ultrasound scan
  • MRI

Non-Surgical Treatments:

  • Dry Needling
  • Steroid and Hyaluronic Acid Image Guided Injections
  • High Volume Injections
  • Image Guided Calcific Barbotage

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