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
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4) Recommended products on sale
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Feb 14, 2019

Knee Injury Falling Down Stairs - Knee Pain Explained

I have a knee injury from falling down stairs. The knee is swollen, stiff and makes a strange ticking noise. What exercises should I do?

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Feb 14, 2019

What Sports Can I Do With Knee Arthritis? - Knee Pain Explained

I have arthritis on front of my right knee. Please can you advise about sports I can do considering I have mild tricompartmental degenerative changes.

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Feb 13, 2019

How Do I Run With A Knee Cartilage Injury? - Knee Pain Explained

I have torn my knee cartilage twice now. Doctors always told me not to run, but I took it up in my 30's and it has been life altering. What can I do?

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Feb 11, 2019

Problems After TKR and MUA - Knee Pain Explained

I had a Total Knee Replacement followed by MUA as the knee would not bend. I’ve followed the exercises but still have stiffness and pain. My Gp has told me to use a walking aid as I have a limp. Is this it for me or is there still room for improvement after 18 months?

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Feb 11, 2019

Knee Injury At Work - What Do I Do? - Knee Pain Explained

I had a severe fall at my work resulting in a knee injury. Immediately, I had a softball-size knot on the inside of my knee. I can't stand on it and I need any advice that I can get!

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Feb 07, 2019

Ongoing Knee Injury: What Should I Do? - Knee Pain Explained

I have an ongoing knee injury. I hurt my knee a year and a half ago training. I have been doing exercises for my injured knee for 3 months, but am not seeing much improvement. Is there anything else I can do?

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Feb 06, 2019

Pain After ACL Knee Surgery - Knee Pain Explained

I had right knee ACL & Meniscal surgery in November. Recently I’ve been suffering some heaviness, swelling & instability in knee. Please advise what to do.

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Feb 05, 2019

Is Swelling Normal With Knee Arthritis? - Knee Pain Explained

I have osteoarthritis in my knee. Lately, there has been knee swelling on the inside of my leg. Is this serious?

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Feb 05, 2019

Maintenance Plan For Knee Exercises - Knee Pain Explained

I'm doing well with the advanced exercises and my knee pain is gone! I don't want it to come back. Can you describe a regular "maintenance" exercise plan? Should I just continue with the advanced exercises?

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Feb 05, 2019

Rash From Magnetic Knee Brace - Knee Pain Explained

I have developed eczema on sites of magnets in knee straps. Will magnets still work if I put micro tape on site before placing strap?

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Feb 05, 2019

Dislocated Patella / Kneecap - Knee Pain Explained

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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Feb 04, 2019

Knee Exercises in a Swimming Pool

I am suffering from knee pain. We have a pool and I would love to be able to exercise in the pool this summer. Can you recommend some knee exercises I could do in the pool?

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Feb 01, 2019

Knee Swelling With Arthritis - Knee Pain Explained

I have a swollen knee with arthritis problem but now I cannot move. No strength and pain when I move. Can’t put weight on the leg. What should I do?

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Jan 31, 2019

Ongoing Pain After Knee Replacement - Knee Pain Explained

My mom had PKR in April, has done all the exercises and followed doctor’s orders. She had nothing but pain, can not move her leg, so on and so forth. If you could help it would be so greatly appreciated!

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Jan 29, 2019

Ask Us Your Knee Pain Questions - Knee Pain Explained

Ask Us any questions you have about the knee pain. We'll help you work out what is wrong and how to beat it. The knee pain explained team includes doctors and physiotherapist aka physical therapists

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Jan 29, 2019

All Your Knee Pain Questions Answered - Knee Pain Explained

Get answers to all your knee pain questions. We'll help you work out what is wrong and what you can do to take back control and beat knee pain

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Jan 29, 2019

Painful Knee Clicking - Knee Pain Explained

4 years ago I had pain at my left knee and there are clicky sounds when I go upstairs ever since. But now the same thing is happening to my right knee. Please help me

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Jan 29, 2019

Knee Grinding With Squats - Knee Pain Explained

I am trying to do squats but I get a grinding feeling which the best way I can explain it is like two bones rubbing against each other. I'm not sure what I should do and would like to be able to squat again?

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Jan 28, 2019

Knee Clunking - Knee Pain Explained

My patella does have a “Clunk” when running over the groove in my knee and i think this i the sole reason for my knee pain.Is there any exercise program that you could suggest/ help me put together that will stop my patella from “Clunking” and stabilise my knee.

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Jan 28, 2019

Recurrent Knee Dislocation - Knee-Pain-Explained.com

This is the third time I've suffered from a knee dislocation. What would you recommend I do?

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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

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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 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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