Knee Pain Causes 2016-11-01T10:50:16+00:00

Knee Pain Causes

ACL Injury

ACL injury can cause knee pain because of the tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament connecting shinbone to thighbone(ACL).

Torn Meniscus

Tough, rubbery cartilage absorbs shock between your shinbone and thighbone. Torn meniscus can cause severe knee pain.

Knee Bursitis

Inflammation in the bursae, the small sacs of fluid, can cause knee pain.

Patellar Tendinitis

Irritation and inflammation of one or more tendons.

Osteoarthritis

Wear-and-tear condition of the cartilage.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

An autoimmune condition affecting knee joints.

Gout

Uric acid crystals build up in the joint

Pseudogout

Development of calcium-containing crystals in the joint fluid

Physical injury/trauma

Physical injury/trauma can also cause knee pain.

  • Long periods of standing
  • Repetitive movement patterns impact
  • Repetitive strain on muscles & joints
  • Aging factor
  • Obesity
  • Wear and tear
  • Loose body
  • Iliotibial band syndrome
  • Hip or foot pain

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