Why Does My Knee Hurt

Common Causes of Knee Pain

Your knee can hurt for a variety of reasons. The joint is vulnerable and age, obesity and overuse can cause pain. Often, the pain is mild and does not require that you see a doctor. Relief for more severe pain, however, may require medical attention. Here are some common conditions associated with knee pain.
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sprains and strains
  • Infected knee joint
  • Anterior knee pain
  • Menisci or cartilage damage
  • Tendonitis
  • Housemaid’s knee ......

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Selected Articles

How Ligament Injuries Can Lead to Knee Osteoarthritis (OA)

We talk to Dr. Henry Chan of HC Orthopedic Surgery about how to avoid knee OA following a ligament injury […]

Important Questions About Conservative Treatment for ACL Injuries

Dr. Henry Chan of HC Orthopedic Surgery discusses a non-surgical approach to ACL tears and whether it’s the right option […]

Common Causes of Knee Pain

Your knee can hurt for a variety of reasons. The joint is vulnerable and age, obesity and overuse can cause […]

Knee Pain Caused by Patella Fracture

A patella fracture is a break in the small bone that sits at the front of your knee, commonly known […]

Osgood-Schlatter disease – What is it?

Osgood-Schlatter Disease, sometimes referred to as Osgood’s or OSD, is a condition that causes the bones, cartilage and tendons at […]

How Does Cartilage Damage Impact the Knee Joint?

Articular (joint) cartilage is a thick, durable tissue that coats the ends of the bones where they meet to form […]