Knee Pain Blog

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

The Knee Pain Blog is my mini-journal about knee pain. It lets you know about:

1) New web pages on knee-pain-explained.com
2) New videos added to knee-pain-explained.com
3) New product reviews added eg for different knee braces
4) Recommended products on sale
5) New Articles of interest relating to knee pain

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Feb 07, 2023

Knee Symptoms: Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

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Our knee symptoms guide helps you work what's causing your knee pain. Common knee pain symptoms include popping, burning pain, problems on stairs or bending.

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Jan 31, 2023

Runners Knee: Causes & Treatment of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

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Runners Knee is the leading cause of anterior knee pain. Find out about the common causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment of patellofemoral pain syndrome.

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Jan 18, 2023

Swelling On Top Of Knee: Causes & Treatment

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Swelling on top of knee is a common problem caused by injury, inflammation or medical conditions. Find out about the causes & best treatments for swelling above knee.

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Jan 12, 2023

Swelling On Side Of Knee: Common Causes & Treatment

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Swelling on the side of the knee is a common problem with many potential causes. Find out about the causes of side knee swelling and lumps on the side of the knee.

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Nov 03, 2022

Patellar Tendonitis (Jumpers Knee): Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

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Patellar Tendonitis is a common cause of pain just below the kneecap. Here we look at the causes, symptoms and treatment options for Jumper's Knee

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Jun 29, 2022

Stiff Knee: Causes & Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

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A stiff knee is a common problems that causes pain and affects function. Here we look at the common causes, symptoms and treatment options for knee stiffness.

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Jun 29, 2022

Severe Knee Pain: Causes & Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

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Severe knee pain can be extremely unpleasant and worrying. We look at the common causes of excruciating knee pain, how to treat them and when to see your doctor

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Jun 29, 2022

Total Knee Replacement Surgery & Recovery

Total knee replacement surgery involves replacing the knee joint with a prosthesis. Learn about what happens during surgery, the recovery and rehab process.

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Jun 28, 2022

Knee Pain from Running: Causes & Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

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Fed up of knee pain from running? Here we look at the most common causes of running knee pain, how to treat them and how to stop them coming back.

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Jun 23, 2022

Knee Pain When Squatting: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

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Knee pain when squatting is a common problem. We look at causes & treatment of knee pain from squats, the benefits of squatting & how to squat without pain.

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May 24, 2022

Knee Pain Diagnosis, Symptoms & Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

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Our knee pain diagnosis guide will help you work out what’s causing your knee pain and then show you what you the best way to treat it, whatever is causing pain.

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May 24, 2022

Pain Behind The Knee: Causes & Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

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Pain behind the knee is a common problem. Here we look at the typical causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment options for pain in back of knee.

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May 24, 2022

Medial Knee Pain: Causes & Treatment (Inner Knee Pain)

Medial Knee Pain, aka inner knee pain, is a common problem. Find out about the main causes of pain on inside of knee including symptoms & treatment options

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Mar 22, 2022

Arthritis Pain in Knee: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment - Knee Pain Exp

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Arthritis pain in knee joints is extremely common affecting millions of people worldwide. Find out how to beat knee arthritis pain and take back control.

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Mar 22, 2022

Patellofemoral Arthritis: Causes & Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

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Patellofemoral arthritis is degeneration & inflammation of the kneecap. It causes stiffness & front knee pain. Find out the best ways to treat kneecap arthritis.

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Mar 22, 2022

Patella Alta - Causes & Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

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Patella alta, aka High Riding Patella, is where the kneecap sits too high, causing knee pain and instability. We look at the main symptoms and treatment options.

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Nov 25, 2021

Knee Pain At Night: Causes & Treatment - Knee Pain Exp

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Knee pain at night is a common problem. Here we look at what causes nocturnal knee pain and how to prevent and relieve knee pain at night.

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Nov 25, 2021

Lateral Release Knee Surgery & Recovery - Knee Pain Explained

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Lateral release knee surgery realigns the patella by releasing tight structures on the outer side of the knee. Find out what happens during surgery & recovery.

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Nov 24, 2021

Knee Replacement Exercises: Pre & Post Op - Knee Pain Explained

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Illustrated guide of knee replacement exercises to help you make a full recovery after surgery. Easy to perform exercises to regain full mobility and strength.

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Nov 24, 2021

Resistance Bands vs Weights: Which Is Better? - Knee Pain Explained

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Resistance bands vs weights is the hot new topic. But what are these strange giant rubber bands? How do they work? Are they really a good alternative weights?

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Nov 24, 2021

8 Best Glute Strengthening Exercises - Knee Pain Explained

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8 glute strengthening exercises - a must for runners and anyone with knee, hip or back problems. Improve performance and reduce the risk of pain and injuries

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Nov 24, 2021

Beat Knee Pain Book: Take Back Control - Knee Pain Explained

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Our Beat Knee Pain book is the ultimate guide to treating your own knees. Learn how to work out what's wrong and how to treat knee pain and take back control.

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Nov 24, 2021

Swollen Knee Treatment: How To Reduce Knee Swelling - Knee Pain Exp

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8 great ideas for swollen knee treatment. Find out how to quickly reduce knee swelling at home to reduce pain and improve function and what might be causing it.

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Nov 24, 2021

How To Beat Knee Pain On Stairs: Top 10 Tips - Knee Pain Explained

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Knee pain on stairs is a common problem but our top tips will make that a thing of the past. Simple, effective tricks to get you up & down stairs with no pain.

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Nov 24, 2021

Semimembranosus Muscle (Hamstrings) - Knee Pain Explained

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Semimembranosus is the deepest and most medial of the hamstring muscles. Find out where semimembranosus is located, how it works and how it gets injured

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Nov 24, 2021

Popliteus Muscle: Anatomy & Function - Knee Pain Explained

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Popliteus is a small, triangular muscle found on the back of the knee. Find out where popliteus is, what it does and why it's so important to knee funciton

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Nov 23, 2021

Semitendinosus Muscle (Hamstrings) - Knee Pain Explained

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Semitendinosus is one of the three hamstring muscles found on the back of the thigh. Learn how semitendinosus works and how to strengthen and stretch it.

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Nov 23, 2021

Biceps Femoris Muscle: Anatomy & Function - Knee Pain Explained

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Biceps Femoris is the central hamstring muscle on the back of the thigh. Learn all about the location, function, injuries and exercises for biceps femoris.

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Nov 23, 2021

Gluteus Medius Muscle: Anatomy & Function - Knee Pain Explained

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The gluteus medius muscle plays a vital role in pelvic stability when walking and running. Glute Med weakness is a common cause of back, hip and knee pain.

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Nov 23, 2021

Gluteus Maximus Muscle: Anatomy & Function - Knee Pain Exp

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Gluteus maximus is the largest and most superficial of the buttock muscles. It is extremely powerful and forms a large part of the rounded shape of the buttocks. Find out everything you need to know about glute max.

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Page Last Updated: 18/01/23
Next Review Due: 18/01/25