Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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Knee Pain: Signs and Symptoms

Are you suffering from knee pain? Why live with it? Instead let's try and find out the ways and means of relieving the discomfort associated with knee pain

However, the thing that you need to know is to learn more about the main causes. Any problem that you may have in moving your knee has a specific cause behind it. While your knee pain can develop slowly over days, you may often experience an intense shooting pain in your knee when you try to move it or walk on it.

The reasons behind each kind of pain may differ as well. The knee is a joint that is compromised of cartilage, bone, muscle, ligaments and tendons all working together. The knee joint has three parts. The thigh (the femur) meets the large shinbone (tibia) to form the main knee joint. The joint has an inner (medial) and an outer(lateral) compartment. The knee(the patella) joins the femur to form a third joint, called the patellofemoral joint.

Let's now take a look at some of the most common causes of knee pain: