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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Jan 27, 2020

Front Knee Pain: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Front knee pain aka anterior knee pain is extremely common. Here we look at 13 common causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment of pain at the front of the knee.

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Jan 27, 2020

15 Common Causes of Knee Pain - Knee Pain Explained

Common causes of knee pain and how to treat them. Includes knee ligament injuries, cartilage tears, common knee conditions and knee arthritis. Beat Knee Pain fast.

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Jan 27, 2020

Quadriceps Tendonitis Knee Pain: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Quadriceps tendonitis is a common cause of anterior knee pain. We look at the common causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment of quadriceps tendinopathy.

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Jan 22, 2020

How To Do Quadricep Stretches - Knee Pain Explained

Simple Quadricep stretches to help reduce knee pain and prevent injuries. Includes advice on when and how much to stretch to make quads stretches most effective.

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Jan 22, 2020

Knee Muscles: Anatomy & Function - Knee Pain Explained

Everything you need to know about the knee muscles - where they are, what they do and how they can cause knee pain. Covers quads, hamstrings, calves and glutes.

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Jan 22, 2020

Knee Joint Anatomy & Motion - Knee Pain Explained

Learn all about knee joint anatomy. Covers bones, ligaments, tendons and cartilage, knee range of motion, how things go wrong and what to do if they do.

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Jan 22, 2020

Quadriceps Muscles: Anatomy & Function

The quadriceps muscles are a group of 4 muscles found on the front of the thigh. They work hard during activities such as running, climbing stairs and kicking.

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Jan 20, 2020

How To Do Piriformis Stretches

Piriformis stretches help to reduce back, hip, knee and foot pain as well as the symptoms of piriformis syndrome. Standing, lying & seated piriformis stretches

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Jan 15, 2020

Exercises for Knee Pain: Beat Pain Fast

Exercises for knee pain can help you beat you take back control. Our knee exercises help build strength, flexibility and balance whatever your starting point.

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Jan 15, 2020

Vastus Medialis Exercises: Strengthening and Stretching the VMO

Vastus medialis exercises help reduce patellofemoral pain, improve knee stability & reduce the risk of knee injury. Find out how to work vastus medialis oblique

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Jan 14, 2020

Vastus Medialis Muscle - Knee Pain Explained

The vastus medialis muscle is part of the quadriceps, found on the inner knee. Weakness in vastus medialis oblique often causes knee pain and instability

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Dec 03, 2019

Knee Arthritis Book: Take Back Control - KneePainExp

Rated 4.5/5 our knee arthritis book tells you everything you need to know to take back control. Written by a physiotherapist with over ten years of experience.

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Nov 29, 2019

Knee Pain Going Down Stairs - Knee Pain Explained

Knee pain going down stairs is a common problem. Find out about the main causes of knee pain on stairs including symptoms and treatment options.

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Nov 20, 2019

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

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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Nov 20, 2019

Lateral Knee Pain: Pain On Outside Of Knee - Knee Pain Explained

Lateral knee pain is a common problem, particularly in runners. Here we look at the common causes of pain on outside of knee and how to treat them.

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Nov 20, 2019

Knee Cap Pain: aka Patellofemoral Pain - Knee Pain Explained

Knee cap pain, aka patellofemoral pain, is a common problem. Here we look at the 8 most common causes of kneecap pain including symptoms, diagnosis & treatment.

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Nov 14, 2019

Calf Muscle Pain: Causes & Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

Calf muscle pain may indicate anything from simple calf strain to a serious medical problem. Here we look at common calf muscle pain causes & how to treat them

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Nov 11, 2019

Prepatellar Bursitis (Housemaids Knee) Treatment

Prepatellar bursitis is a common cause of front knee pain and swelling. Find out about the best Housemaids Knee treatment options & how to stop it coming back.

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Nov 11, 2019

Housemaids Knee: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Housemaids Knee causes pain and swelling at the front of the knee. We look at the common causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatments for prepatellar bursitis.

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Nov 04, 2019

Knee Pain When Bending: Causes & Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

Knee pain when bending is common as forces 7x body weight go through the kne. Here we look at the most common causes of bending knee pain and how to treat them.

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Nov 04, 2019

Sharp Knee Pain: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Sharp knee pain may be due to an injury or overuse. Here we look at the most common causes of sharp pain in the knee and how best to treat them.

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Nov 04, 2019

Medial Knee Pain - Common Causes of Inner Knee Pain

Medial Knee Pain is a common problem with knee conditions and injuries. Learn about the common causes of inner knee pain and how to treat them.

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Sep 26, 2019

Infrapatellar Bursitis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment - Knee Pain Exp

Infrapatellar bursitis aka Clergyman's Knee causes pain and swelling at the front of the knee. We look at the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.

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Sep 19, 2019

Patella Alta- High Riding Patella: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Patella alta, where the kneecap sits too high, causes knee pain, instability and kneecap dislocation. Find out about the causes, diagnosis and treatment options

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Sep 16, 2019

Knee Plica Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Plica syndrome aka plica synovialis is where there is inflammation of the lining of the knee joint. Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment.

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Sep 09, 2019

Knee Joint Pain Treatment Options - Knee Pain Explained

Find out all about the top 10 knee joint pain treatments including exercises, acupuncture, injections and surgery. Pros and cons and which is the best option for you.

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Sep 09, 2019

Lateral Release Knee Surgery & Recovery - Knee Pain Explained

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

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Sep 09, 2019

Knee Pain When Squatting: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

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

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Jun 03, 2019

Knee Pain Kneeling: Causes & Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

Knee pain kneeling is a common problem. Here we look at the common causes of knee pain when kneeling, how to tell if it's serious and how to treat them.

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May 22, 2019

Knee Pain At Night: What Can Help? - Knee Pain Explained

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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