can affect any of the ligaments, tendons or fluid-filled sacs
(bursae) that surround your knee joint as well as the bones, cartilage and ligaments that form the joint itself.
Because of the knee's complexity, the number of structures involved, the amount of use it gets over a lifetime, and
the range of injuries and diseases that can cause knee pain, the signs and symptoms of knee problem vary
What Are The Causes
Of Knee Pain?
Knee pain are caused by ligament injuries, sprain,
patella dislocation, meniscal injuries and imbalances in the hamstrings and quadriceps muscles
during knee flexion and extension, particularly with overloading of the joint. Risk factors
include overuse, trauma, muscle dysfunction, tight lateral restraints, patellar hypermobility,
and poor quadriceps flexibility. Typical symptoms include pain behind or around the patella that
is increased with running and activities that involve knee flexion.
Can Knee Pain Be Treated?
treatment of Knee Pain should be directed at both the Knee Pain as well as the underlying cause. Some possible
options for treatment of include:
treatment addresses acute and chronic pain. Complementary Therapy recommends that prevention should
be consider to reduce or eliminate the recurrence of Knee Pain.
Patellofemoral pain syndrome: evaluation and