#Ask Us

Written By: Chloe Wilson, BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy
Reviewed by: KPE Medical Review Board

The knee pain explained team is here to help you with free personalised advice.

Whatever your knee problem, just get in touch and we'd love to help.

Feb 28, 2019

Knee Locking & Early Arthritis

I have early patella osteoarthritis and one leg is a bit longer. I just developed locking knee in my left leg...what do you suggest to read?  Is a strap wise? What treatment would be (more)

Feb 27, 2019

Recovering From Double Knee Replacement

I had double total knee replacements in March. My surgeon did a fantastic job, pain after surgery was minimal and I was back on my feet in no time. I've been working with great physiotherapists and am now back at the gym with a personal trainer to help. I still have a fair way to go to recover totally and (more)

Feb 26, 2019

Bad Reaction To Knee Injection

I had an injection in my right knee yesterday morning and at 5:00 pm I could not walk because my equilibrium was all out of control. Is this usual and what do I do now? It has (more)

Feb 24, 2019

Ongoing Pain At Front Of Knee

I have consulted many doctors but no one could find a cure and remedy for my front knee join pain and irritation. I have had pain for the last eight years. The only time I feel knee pain is when I (more)

Feb 14, 2019

What Sports Can I Do With Knee Arthritis?

I have arthritis on front of my right knee. Recently I went to physiotherapist which recommended me among others the Clam exercise. I would like to ask you if you can advice about sports I can do considering I have mild tricompartmental degenerative changes. Is there any (more)

Feb 13, 2019

How Do I Run With A Knee Cartilage Injury? 

I am 52 and run 3-4 times a week. I first tore cartilage on the outside of my knee when I was 12, I tore the ACL in that knee when I was 14 (both from tennis). I had surgery each time. 7 years ago I tore more cartilage as I was (more)

Feb 11, 2019

Will I Ever Recover From My Knee Replacement?

I had a TKR in May 2016 followed by MUA as the knee would not bend. I’ve followed the exercises programme and still have stiffness and pain on weightbearing. My GP has told me to (more)

Feb 10, 2019

Knee Injury Falling Down Stairs

Hi. After falling from the stairs, I had a swollen knee. Initially there was a blood clot, which was removed by taking out blood from the affected area. The swelling has (more)

Feb 08, 2019

Knee Injury At Work

I had a severe fall at my work. I work with heights I walk on iron I fell approximately 4 to 6 ft and the inside of my knee slammed into an iron beam. Almost immediately I had a softball-size knot on the inside (more)

Feb 07, 2019

Ongoing Problems After Knee Injury

I hurt my knee a year and a half ago training. I have been doing exercises for my injured knee for 3 months, but am not seeing much improvement. 

I saw my doctor almost 1 month ago to get some more help. He evaluated my knee and had me (more)

Feb 06, 2019

Problems After ACL Knee Surgery

I had right knee ACL & meniscal surgery on Nov 2014. Now I have been walking 4 km daily but the last few days I have got heavy pain and also been unable to walk a step. MRI & Xray done as (more)

Feb 05, 2019

Knee Exercise Maintenance Plan

I'm doing well with the advanced exercises and my knee pain is gone! I don't want it to come back. Can you describe a regular "maintenance" exercise plan? Should I (more)

Feb 04, 2019

Ongoing Swelling With Knee Arthritis

I have osteoarthritis in my knee. Lately, there has been knee swelling on the inside of my leg. Is this serious? (more)

Feb 03, 2019

Rash From Magnetic Knee Strap

I have developed eczema on sites of magnets in knee straps. Will magnets still work if I put micro tape on site before placing strap? (more)

Feb 01, 2019

Knee Swelling With Arthritis

I have a swollen knee with arthritis problem but now I cannot move. No strength and pain when I move. Can’t put weight on the leg. What should I do? I started pool exercises (more)

Jan 31, 2019

Ongoing Pain Following Partial Knee Replacement

My mom had a PKR (partial knee replacement) in April. She has done all the exercises and followed doctor’s orders. She had nothing but pain, cannot move her leg, so on and so forth. Just in June she had a knee manipulation and (more)

Jan 29, 2019

Knee Grinding With Squats

Hi there, I was wondering if you would be able to help in regard to my knee pain. I am trying to do squats but just as I drop below parallel I get a grinding feeling which the best way I can explain it is like two bones rubbing against (more) 

Jan 29, 2019

Painful Knee Clicking

Four years ago I had pain at my left knee and there are clicky sounds when I go upstairs ever since. But now the same thing is happening to my right knee. Please help me (more)

Jan 28, 2019

Knee Clunking

My patella does have a “Clunk” when running over the groove in my knee and I think this is the sole reason for my knee pain. Is there any exercise program that you could suggest/ help me put together that (more)

Jan 28, 2019

Recurrent Knee Dislocations

Hi. I have dislocated my knee far the 3rd time. I am currently on crutches and was wondering what the next step will be. Would a knee brace help or (more)

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