There can be multiple causes of knee pain. Some of these include:-
- Type of exercise you do (jogging etc)
- Over weight/obesity
- Hereditary reasons
- Referred pain from the back or hip
- Type of work
- Arthritis and
Due to the shock absorbing nature of the knee, everyday wear and tear can take its toll on the joint. Not to mention the functionality of the knee makes it nearly impossible to immobilise and keep still.
Your knee is designed to absorb the pressure from gravity and your body to move the leg. Under this enormous pressure, the structures of the knee can be compromised. As you would know, it does not take much to dislocate or injure a knee enough and cause copious amounts of pain.
Some common knee pain: