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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May 24, 2022

Knee Pain Diagnosis, Symptoms & Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

Our knee pain diagnosis guide will help you work out what’s causing your knee pain and then show you what you the best way to treat it, whatever is causing pain.

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May 24, 2022

Pain Behind The Knee: Causes & 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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May 24, 2022

Medial Knee Pain: Causes & Treatment (Inner Knee Pain)

Medial Knee Pain, aka inner knee pain, is a common problem. Find out about the main causes of pain on inside of knee including symptoms & treatment options

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Mar 22, 2022

Arthritis Pain in Knee: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment - Knee Pain Exp

Arthritis pain in knee joints is extremely common affecting millions of people worldwide. Find out how to beat knee arthritis pain and take back control.

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Mar 22, 2022

Patellofemoral Arthritis: Causes & Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

Patellofemoral arthritis is degeneration & inflammation of the kneecap. It causes stiffness & front knee pain. Find out the best ways to treat kneecap arthritis.

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Mar 22, 2022

Patella Alta - Causes & Treatment - Knee Pain Explained

Patella alta, aka High Riding Patella, is where the kneecap sits too high, causing knee pain and instability. We look at the main symptoms and treatment options.

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Nov 25, 2021

Knee Pain At Night: Causes & Treatment - Knee Pain Exp

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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Nov 25, 2021

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 & recovery.

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Nov 24, 2021

Knee Replacement Exercises: Pre & Post Op - Knee Pain Explained

Illustrated guide of knee replacement exercises to help you make a full recovery after surgery. Easy to perform exercises to regain full mobility and strength.

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Nov 24, 2021

Resistance Bands vs Weights: Which Is Better? - Knee Pain Explained

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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Nov 24, 2021

8 Best 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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Nov 24, 2021

Beat Knee Pain Book: Take Back Control - Knee Pain Explained

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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Nov 24, 2021

Swollen Knee Treatment: How To Reduce Knee Swelling - Knee Pain Exp

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 24, 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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Nov 24, 2021

Semimembranosus Muscle (Hamstrings) - Knee Pain Explained

Semimembranosus is the deepest and most medial of the hamstring muscles. Find out where semimembranosus is located, how it works and how it gets injured

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Nov 24, 2021

Popliteus Muscle: Anatomy & Function - Knee Pain Explained

Popliteus is a small, triangular muscle found on the back of the knee. Find out where popliteus is, what it does and why it's so important to knee funciton

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Nov 23, 2021

Semitendinosus Muscle (Hamstrings) - Knee Pain Explained

Semitendinosus is one of the three hamstring muscles found on the back of the thigh. Learn how semitendinosus works and how to strengthen and stretch it.

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Nov 23, 2021

Biceps Femoris Muscle: Anatomy & Function - Knee Pain Explained

Biceps Femoris is the central hamstring muscle on the back of the thigh. Learn all about the location, function, injuries and exercises for biceps femoris.

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Nov 23, 2021

Gluteus Medius Muscle: Anatomy & Function - Knee Pain Explained

The gluteus medius muscle plays a vital role in pelvic stability when walking and running. Glute Med weakness is a common cause of back, hip and knee pain.

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Nov 23, 2021

Gluteus Maximus Muscle: Anatomy & Function - Knee Pain Exp

Gluteus maximus is the largest and most superficial of the buttock muscles. It is extremely powerful and forms a large part of the rounded shape of the buttocks. Find out everything you need to know about glute max.

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Nov 23, 2021

Vastus Intermedius Muscle: Anatomy & Function - Knee Pain Explained

Vastus Intermedius is the deepest of the quadriceps muscles and runs down the front of the thigh. It's job is to straighten the knee especially with stepping activities

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Nov 23, 2021

Vastus Medialis Muscle: Anatomy, Function & Rehab - Knee Pain Exp

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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Nov 23, 2021

Total Knee Replacement Surgery: What Does It Involve?

Total knee replacement surgery involves replacing the knee joint with a prosthesis. Find out all about what happens during surgery, the recovery and rehab process, and common problems.

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Nov 23, 2021

Synvisc Knee Injections: Indications & Side Effects - Knee Pain Exp

Synvisc Knee Injections are a great way to reduce arthritis pain for up to 6 months. Find out how Synvisc injections work, possible side effects and how effective they are.

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Nov 17, 2021

Tubigrip Sizes Chart: Find The Right Size For You

Our tubigrip sizes chart will help you find the right tubigrip compression bandage for you. Tubigrip is a great tool for providing support and reducing swelling

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Nov 03, 2021

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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Nov 03, 2021

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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Nov 03, 2021

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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Nov 03, 2021

Quadricep Stretches: Reduce Pain, Increase Flexibility - Knee Pain Exp

Quadricep stretches are a great way to improve flexibility and reduce hip and knee pain. Choose from this range of quad stretches all in different positions

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Nov 03, 2021

Best Quadriceps Exercises For Knee Pain - Knee Pain Explained

Quadriceps exercises for knee pain can make a huge difference. These strengthening and stretching quad exercises help to reduce the forces through the knee.

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Page Last Updated: 03/16/22
Next Review Due: 03/16/24