Knee pain: Why, how and what

Having Knee pain?

Are you overweight or obese?

Please do not feel bad because I am overweight. And statistics shows that there is direct relationship between body weight and pain.

I hope I have justified my question to you.

If you are not and still having joint pain then thorough diagnosis has to be done to understand underlying cause.

Are you the only one? Definitely not. If you see world wide no of people having knee joint pain you would understand why it is the most crippling joint problem in world.

Every year there is so much productivity loss due to knee pain in the world.

Some of the most common questions asked to doctors regarding knee arthritis pain are as follows.

  • Why do I have this pain?
  • How can I get better?
  • DO I have to go for surgery?
  • What lifestyle modifications I should do?

To understand your knee pain better you have to understand:

  • Your knee joint
  • Factors contributing to knee pain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Degenerative arthritis
  • Treatment options

To get best info out of this website go through each section.

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Knee Joint Anatomy:Knee joint is a hinge variety of uniaxial synovial joint. It is the main weight bearing joint of the human body.

It is made up of 3 bones.

  • Lower end of femur,
  • upper end of tibia and
  • posterior surface of patella
  • Muscles surrounding knee joint are quadriceps, hamstrings and other group of muscles.
  • TO understand knee joint better visit the knee anatomy section.

Knee Injuries: Have you ever felt sudden knee pain? Do you do proper warm up and cool down before and after exercises?Some of the common knee injuries causing most of the knee pain are ligamental knee injuries.

  • Anterior cruciate ligament injury
  • Posterior cruciate ligament injury
  • Medial collateral ligament injury
  • Lateral collateral ligament injury
  • Torn knee cartilage

Knee arthritis: Most common type of knee problem. Different types include

  • Osteoarthritis of knee
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Hemarthrosis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Gout

GO back to knee replacement from knee pain.

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