Knee pain: What are the causes of the knee pain

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causes of the knee pain

Major causes of the knee pain

Everyone knows the importance of staying healthy and pain-free in the long run. However, that is not the case, as your body end up suffering from various kinds of pains and ailments. One such pain is knee pain. From walking to sitting to squatting, you need the support of your knees your everything. Sometimes due to some injury or accident, you suffer from knee pain. This knee pain is usually acute and you get well soon. However, sometimes due to some health conditions you end up with chronic knee pain. There are many causes for both acute and chronic knee pain. (Also read: What are the causes of the upper back pain)

This article contains:

  • The causes of acute knee pain
  • The Causes of chronic knee pain

Causes of acute knee pain

causes of the knee painCauses of acute knee pain

  1. Fracture: The fracture is a condition in which you end up with broken bones. It impacts the bones of the knee. The fracture is accompanied by swelling and humungous pain. However, it is important to seek immediate doctor’s attention.

  2. Sprained or torn collateral ligaments: Due to the impact of any outer forces, your collateral ligament of knee gets injured. It included partially sprained knee or completely sprained knee or tearing down of the collateral ligament. However, get doctor’s opinion and take adequate steps.
  3. Sprained or torn cruciate ligaments: The condition of sprained or torn cruciate ligament is a result of violent twisting of the knees. It is two forms, anterior cruciate ligament injury and posterior cruciate ligament injury. (Also read: What are the best cardio workouts for strengthening knees)

Causes of chronic knee pain

causes of the knee painCauses of the chronic knee pain

  1. Osteoarthritis: When the cartilage in the knees suffers from degeneration then you will end up with osteoarthritis. It leads to chronic knee pain, and even a small movement can lead to severe pain. There are yoga poses to help with the problem of knee pain. Click the link.

  2. Gout: A gout is a form of arthritis. It is caused by the accumulation of uric acid. There is redness, pain and swelling in the knee.
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis: The Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease with effects many joints of the body including the knee joint. It causes knee pain, stiffness and swelling. It affects other joints as well.

The knee pain is caused by a variety of reasons. So, you should be well aware of them. You can read the same article in Hindi. Just click the link.

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