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Knee Pain Physiotherapy

What is Knee Pain Physiotherapy ?

Knee Pain Physiotherapy is a common problem that can originate in any of the bony structures compromising the knee joint (femur, tibia, fibula), the knee cap (patella), or the ligaments and cartilage (meniscus) of the knee. Knee pain can affect people of all ages, and home remedies can be helpful unless it becomes severe.
The location of the knee pain can vary depending on which structure is involved. With infection, the whole knee might be swollen and painful, while a torn meniscus or fracture of a bone gives symptoms only in one specific location.
The severity of the pain can vary as well from a minor ache to a severe and disabling pain.

Some of the other findings that accompany knee pain are

  • Difficulty walking due to instability of the knee,
  • Locking of the knee (unable to bend the knee),
  • Redness and swelling,
  • Inability to extend the knee.

Knee pain can be divided into three major categories:

  • Acute injury: such as a broken bone, torn ligament (ACL,PCL,MCL,LCL or combination of these injuries)
  • Medical conditions: arthritis, infections
  • Chronic use/overuse conditions: osteoarthritis, patellar syndromes, tendinitis, and bursitis

Below is a list of some of the more frequent causes of Knee Pain Physiotherapy. This is not an all-inclusive list but rather highlights a few causes of knee pain in each of the above categories.

Content Reviewed by – Dr. Parmila Sharma