Updated: Sep 9, 2021
Knee Pain is a common condition that is seen in primary care. Most people just think knee pain is not treatable and hence they should just "bear with it".
But why should you put up with knee pain? It affects your quality of life. Constant knee pain, especially when you walk, can certainly wear you down. In some people, it may even lead to increased risk of falls.
In this article, we will discuss
Other than injuries or trauma, the most common cause of knee pain that we see in clinic, is that of Osteoarthritis.
What is Osteoarthritis?
Osteoarthritis, is a wear and tear condition of the knee, especially when we get older (but younger at heart).
It is the most common form of arthritis. Apart from the knee joint, osteoarthritis can also occur in the hands and hips.