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Knee Pain

Knee Pain 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 widely.

 

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.

 Knee Pain

 

How Can Knee Pain Be Treated?

 

The 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:

Knee Pain treatment addresses acute and chronic pain. Complementary Therapy recommends that prevention should be consider to reduce or eliminate the recurrence of Knee Pain.

 

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Patellofemoral pain syndrome: evaluation and treatment