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A stiff knee is a common problems that causes pain and affects function. Here we look at the common causes, symptoms and treatment options for knee stiffness.
Severe knee pain can be extremely unpleasant and worrying. We look at the common causes of excruciating knee pain, how to treat them and when to see your doctor
Total knee replacement surgery involves replacing the knee joint with a prosthesis. Learn about what happens during surgery, the recovery and rehab process.
Fed up of knee pain from running? Here we look at the most common causes of running knee pain, how to treat them and how to stop them coming back.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Patellofemoral arthritis is degeneration & inflammation of the kneecap. It causes stiffness & front knee pain. Find out the best ways to treat kneecap arthritis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
Simple illustrated hamstring stretches to improve flexibility and reduce pain. Sitting, lying and standing hamstring stretches to suit everyone. 6 to choose from.
Page Last Updated: 03/16/22
Next Review Due: 03/16/24