Knee Pain Blog

By Chloe Wilson, BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy

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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Oct 02, 2018

Arthroscopic ACL Surgery - Knee Pain Explained

Arthroscopic ACL surgery is keyhole surgery to replace or repair a torn ligament. Find out about the different types of ACL repair sugery, what they involve and whether you need it or not

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Sep 12, 2018

Arthritis Pain in Knee: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Arthritis pain in knee joints is extremely common affecting millions of people worldwide. Find out everything you need to beat knee arthritis and take back contol.

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Sep 05, 2018

Knee Pain Explained: About Us

With over 10 years physiotherapy experience treating people with knee pain, find out all about the creator of knee-pain-explained.com, Chloe Wilson, Managing Director of Wilson Health Ltd.

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May 25, 2018

Privacy Policy & Cookies

Here you will find the latest knee-pain-explained privacy policy and information on our use of cookies.

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Mar 14, 2018

Knee Cap Injuries: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Knee cap injuries can develop gradually over time or may be caused by a specific incident. Find out about the different types of injuries including patella dislocation and broken kneecaps.

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Mar 13, 2018

Dislocated Patella

A dislocated patella is when the kneecap shifts out of place, usually due to a blow to the knee or sudden twisting. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment options for patellar dislocation

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Mar 07, 2018

Knee Sprain: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

A knee sprain is a common injury caused by overstretching one of the knee ligaments. It can cause pain, swelling and instability. Here we look at the different types of knee sprains, how the present, what causes them and the best ways to treat a sprained knee.

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Mar 07, 2018

Meniscus Injury: Torn Knee Cartilage

A knee meniscus injury occurs when there is damage to the knee cartilage, usually from twisting awkwardly or from wear and tear. Here we look at meniscus tear symptoms and the causes, diagnosis and treatment options for the different types of meniscus injury.

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Mar 06, 2018

Pulled Calf Muscle: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

A pulled calf muscle causes sudden pain in the back of the lower leg. Find out about the common causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options of calf muscle strains

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Mar 05, 2018

MCL Tear: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

An MCL tear causes inner knee pain and instability.The medial collateral ligament gets over-stretched and torn with knee twisting or when there's contact on the outside of the knee. Here we look at the common causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options for MCL tears.

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Mar 02, 2018

Burning Knee Pain: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Burning knee pain may indicate a minor injury, overuse, inflammation or a more serious medical condition. Here we look at the common causes of burning sensations in the knee, how to treat them and how to stop them from coming back.

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Mar 02, 2018

Severe Knee Pain: What's Causing It? - Knee Pain Explained

Severe knee pain can be extremely unpleasant and worrying. It can affect your work, your sleep and your daily activities. Here we look at the common causes of severe knee pain, how to treat them, how to tell whether it's serious and when you should see your doctor

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Mar 02, 2018

Leg & Calf Cramps: Causes & Treatment

Calf cramps can be extremely painful and are caused by sudden, strong muscle spasms. They may last a few seconds or persist much longer. Here we look at the common causes of calf muscle cramps, how to treat them and how to stop them from coming back.

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Feb 22, 2018

Bipartite Patella - Knee Pain Explained

A bipartite patella is where the kneecap is made up of two bones instead of one. Find out all about the common causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment options for bipartite patella.

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Feb 21, 2018

ACL Knee Injury: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

An ACL knee injury is usually caused by awkward twisting or a blow to the knee which results in chronic instabilty. Find out about the common causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options

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Feb 21, 2018

PCL Injury: Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tear

A PCL injury occurs when posterior cruciate ligament is overstretched. It causes pain, instability and swelling and can make daily activities such as walking downstairs and taking off shoes difficult. Here we look at the causes, symptoms, and best treatment options.

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Feb 21, 2018

Common Knee Injuries & Treatment

Common knee injuries may affect the knee ligaments, cartilage, bones or muscles. Injuries may cause knee pain, swelling, instability and limit knee movements. Here we look at 8 common injuries of the knee, what causes them and the best ways to treat them.

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Feb 19, 2018

Bakers Cyst - Knee Pain Explained

A bakers cyst, aka popliteal cyst, is a common cause of pain and swelling behind the knee, caused by excess fluid in the knee seeping into the knee bursa. Here we look at the common causes, symptoms and treatment options for a popliteal cyst.

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Feb 19, 2018

Knee Cap Pain: aka Patella Pain - Knee Pain Explained

Knee cap pain may develop gradually or come on suddenly after an injury. It tends to get worse when coming down stairs, when squatting down or after sitting for long periods. Here we look at the common causes of patella pain, how they present and how to treat them.

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Feb 19, 2018

Twisted Knee: Common Injuries & Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

A twisted knee is a common injury that often involves the knee ligaments and cartilage. Here we look at the different causes, what injuries occur and we'll help you work out what it going on in your knee. We also look at the best treatment options for a twisted knee.

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Feb 19, 2018

Calf Muscle Pain: Causes, Diagnosis, Symptoms & Treatment

What causes calf muscle pain? It may be a simple calf strain or a serious medical problem. Here we look at the common causes of calf pain, how to tell if it's serious and the best ways to treat calf pain.

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Feb 09, 2018

Knee Pain from Running: Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention

Knee pain from running is very common. It's hardly surprising given that forces around 5x bodyweight go through the knee when you run. Here we look at the most common cause of knee pain running, how to tell which one you have and how to treat them.

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Feb 09, 2018

Knee Pain Going Down Stairs - Knee Pain Explained

Knee pain going down stairs is a common problem. It is usually caused by a problem with the kneecap and how it moves. Forces 3.5x body weight go through the patella when coming down stairs. Find out about the main causes including symptoms and treatment options.

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Feb 09, 2018

Stiff Knee: Causes & Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

A stiff knee is a common problem and may be caused by an injury or knee condition. This simple guide will help you work out what is causing your knee stiffness and find out what you can do to treat it.

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Feb 09, 2018

Knee Pain When Bending: Causes & Treatment

Knee pain when bending can be from an injury to the knee muscles, cartilage or ligaments. Forces 7x body weight go through the knee when it's bent. Here we look at the most common causes of knee pain when bending and how to treat them

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Feb 09, 2018

Knee Pain and Popping / Clicking

Knee pain and popping is a common problem. Often it is nothing to worry about but it can indicate a serious knee injury. Here we look at the common causes of knee clicking and popping, how to work out what is causing your knee to pop and how to treat it.

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Feb 09, 2018

Knee Locking: Causes and Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

Knee locking occurs when the knee gets stuck and you can't move it. There may be something stuck inside the joint, or the knee may be protecting itself from further damage. Here we look at the common causes of a locked knee and how to best treat them.

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Feb 07, 2018

Front Knee Pain: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Front knee pain aka anterior knee pain is extremely common. There may be a general ache at the front of the knee, a sharp pain, swelling or instability. Here we look at the most common causes of anterior knee pain and the best ways to treat them.

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Feb 07, 2018

Lateral Knee Pain: Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

Lateral knee pain is pain on the outside of the knee, due to either a knee injury or an underlying medical condition. Here we look at the common causes of outer knee pain, how to tell which one you have and what the best ways are to treat lateral knee pain.

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Feb 07, 2018

Medial Knee Pain: Pain Inside of the Knee

Medial Knee Pain is usually caused by damage or irritation to structures on the inner side of the knee. It typically develops gradually over time getting progressively worse. Here we look at the most common causes of pain on the inside of the knee and how to treat them.

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