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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Jun 21, 2021

How To 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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Jun 18, 2021

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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Jun 17, 2021

Beat Knee Pain Book: Take Back Control

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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Mar 16, 2021

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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Dec 10, 2020

Swollen Knee: Causes & Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

A swollen knee can be really painful and restrict knee movement. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment for knee swelling aka water on the knee.

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Dec 10, 2020

Swollen Knee Treatment: Reduce Swelling Quickly - Knee Pain Explained

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 19, 2020

Buy Tubigrip at the Best Prices

Looking to buy Tubigrip? Find the best prices for all sizes & colours. Tubigrip helps decrease swelling, provide support & keep dressings in place.

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Nov 18, 2020

Arthritis Natural Remedy Options - Beat Arthritis Knee Pain

A good arthritis natural remedy can help reduce pain, swelling & stiffness associated with arthritis. Find out how they work and which ones are most effective.

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Nov 17, 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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Nov 12, 2020

Calf Muscle Tear Treatment Guide - Knee Pain Explained

Effective calf muscle tear treatment should be started as quickly as possible. We look at the best calf tear treatment & rehab options for a pulled calf muscle

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Nov 06, 2020

Knee Locking Up: Causes and Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

Knee locking is when the knee gets stuck and can't move. Learn about the different causes and treatment options for a truly locked knee and pseudo knee locking.

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Nov 06, 2020

Lateral Knee Pain: Diagnosis & Treatment - 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 04, 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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Oct 14, 2020

Knee Pain When Bending - Knee Pain Explained

Knee pain when bending is a common problem. Find out about the main reasons why the knee hurts when bending including symptoms and the best 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 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

Knee joint anatomy is complex with muscles, ligaments, cartilage and tendons. Find out how the different structures fit together in our knee diagram and what can go wrong.

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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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