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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Oct 15, 2020

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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Oct 14, 2020

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

Knee pain when bending is a common problem. Find out about the main causes of knee pain from bending including symptoms and treatment options

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Oct 14, 2020

Knee Bursitis: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Knee bursitis causes pain and swelling around the knee, like a small, squashy orange. Here we will look at the common symptoms, diagnosis & treatment of bursitis of the knee

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Oct 14, 2020

Partial Knee Replacement Recovery - Knee Pain Explained

Partial Knee replacement recovery is normally very positive with full function regained within a few months. Here we look at the recovery process & how to get the best results

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Oct 14, 2020

Partial Knee Replacement: Indications, Surgery & Recovery

A partial knee replacement involves replacing one side of an arthritic knee. Find out about indications for surgery, the surgery itself, recovery & complications.

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Oct 14, 2020

Knee Arthritis Treatment Options - Knee Pain Explained

The best knee arthritis treatment options to help you beat knee pain. Includes exercise, medication, acupuncture, footwear and surgery for knee arthritis pain.

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Oct 14, 2020

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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Oct 14, 2020

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

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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Oct 08, 2020

Knee Range Of Motion & How To Measure & Improve

Knee range of motion (ROM) is typically 0-135 degrees. Learn how to measure knee flexion/extension at home to track your progress after an injury or surgery.

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Oct 08, 2020

Knee Pain When Squatting: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

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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Oct 07, 2020

Knee Bones Guide: Anatomy, Function & Injuries - Knee Pain Explained

The knee bones join together to form the largest joint in the body. Learn about the four bones associated with the knee joint, the femur, tibia, patella & fibula

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Oct 07, 2020

Knee Joint Anatomy & Motion - Knee Pain Explained

The knee joint is a synovial hinge joint. We look at how the different structures of knee joint anatomy fit together, what goes wrong and normal range of motion.

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Oct 07, 2020

Resistance Bands vs Weights - Which Should I Choose?

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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Oct 06, 2020

Knee Stretches: Reduce Knee Pain & Prevent Injuries

Knee stretches help to prevent and treat injuries & reduce knee pain. Learn about the best ways to stretch the various muscles in the leg.

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Oct 06, 2020

6 Great Iliotibial Band Stretches for ITBS - Knee Pain Explained

Iliotibial band stretches help to improve flexibility and reduce knee, hip & back pain. Choose from this range of ITB stretches to find the best one for you.

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Oct 06, 2020

Hamstring Stretches To Relieve Pain & Tightness - Knee Pain Explained

Simple illustrated hamstring stretches to improve flexibility and reduce pain. Sitting, lying and standing hamstring stretches to suit everyone. 6 to choose from.

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Oct 06, 2020

Hamstring Strengthening Exercises - Knee Pain Explained

These progressive hamstring strengthening exercises improve strength, control and function of your knee and hip as well as reducing the risk of injuries.

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Oct 06, 2020

Knee Exercises: Top Tips - Knee Pain Explained

Top tips on getting the best results from knee exercises. Whether you want to get rid of knee pain or are recovering from an injury, these will really help

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Oct 06, 2020

Knee Exercise: What, Why, When, Where & How! - Knee Pain Explained

Knee exercise plans are one of the best ways to combat knee pain. Here we look at how to get the best results with a whole range of knee exercises

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Oct 02, 2020

Benefits of Resistance Bands - Knee Pain Explained

The many benefits of resistance bands make them a hugely popular tool with exercises. We look at how resistance bands work and why they are so popular

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Sep 30, 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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Sep 30, 2020

Theraband Exercises For Legs - Knee Pain Explained

These theraband exercises for legs are great for improving strength, stability and tone in the legs. Easy to follow and no weights required! Feel the Burn!

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Sep 22, 2020

Glute Strengthening Exercises - Knee Pain Explained

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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Sep 16, 2020

Hyperextended Knee: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

A hyperextended knee is where the knee bends back too far. We look the causes, symptoms and best treatments for knee hyperextension.

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Sep 15, 2020

Gout Knee: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

Gout knee commonly causes intense knee pain, swelling and redness. We look at knee gout symptoms and treatment as well as strategies to prevent gout in knee

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Sep 10, 2020

Locked Knee Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

A locked knee is where the knee gets stuck which can be really painful. Find out the best locked knee treatment options and how to get your knee moving again

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Sep 10, 2020

How To Improve Knee Flexibility - Knee Pain Explained

Common causes of knee stiffness and how to improve knee flexibility and range of motion - exercises, stretches, joint lubrication, diet, medication & loads more

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Mar 26, 2020

Knee Joint Pain Treatment Options - Knee Pain Explained

Top 10 knee joint pain treatments including exercises, acupuncture, injections and surgery. Pros and cons and how to tell which is the best option for you.

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Mar 26, 2020

Home Remedies For Knee Pain: How To Keep Going During Lockdown

Home remedies for knee pain are becoming increasingly popular especially with the restrictions surrounding coronavirus. Learn how to manage your knee pain at home.

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Mar 24, 2020

Arthritis in the Knee: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Arthritis in the knee affects millions of people worldwide. We look at the different causes of knee arthritis & how to treat them so you can take back control..

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