Overview

What Causes Knee Pain?

What Causes Knee Pain?

Knee pain can be caused by injuries, arthritis, medical conditions, infection, and other problems. People of all ages can experience knee pain in different areas of the knee. Things that can affect your knee health include being overweight, a lack of muscle flexibility or strength, previous injuries, and certain sports that put great stress on your knee than others.

Knee Pain Symptoms

Knee pain symptoms can include:

  • swelling,
  • stiffness,
  • weakness and instability,
  • popping noises,
  • redness, and
  • others.

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Knee Pain Treatment

When a knee is damaged by disease or injury, the proper treatment ranges from physical therapy to arthroscopic surgery or an artificial knee replacement.