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21 possible causes of "Pain, Knee pain"
Symptoms:
  • Muscle cramp
  • Heel pain
  • Foot pain
  • Pain
  • Knee pain
  • Swollen ankle
1. Sprains & Strains
Sprain refers to damage or tearing of ligaments or a joint capsule. Strain refers to damage or tearing of a muscle.
Symptoms:
  • Ecchymosis
  • Chronic pain
  • Pain
  • Knee pain
  • Bruises
  • Joint tenderness
2. Meniscus Tear of the Knee
The meniscus is a piece of cartilage that provides a cushion between your thighbone (femur) and shinbone (tibia). There are two menisci in each knee joint. They can be damaged or torn during activities that put pressur...
Symptoms:
  • Puncture wound
  • Limited joint mobility
  • General weakness
  • Pain
  • Knee pain
  • Anterior compartment syndrome
3. Sports Injuries
Learn about common injuries that occur in the major regions of the body when playing sports, including concussions, neck strain, torn rotator cuffs, tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, wrist sprains, back pain, hip injuries...
Symptoms:
  • Joint swelling
  • Bow legged
  • Ecchymosis
  • Pain
  • Knee pain
  • Heel pain
4. Fracture
A fracture is a broken bone. It can range from a thin crack to a complete break. A bone can fracture crosswise, lengthwise, in several places, or many pieces.
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Swollen ankle
  • Knee stiff
  • Chronic pain
  • Pain
  • Knee pain
  • Joint tenderness
5. What Is Osteoarthritis?
Osteoarthritis, or degenerative joint disease, causes inflammation of the joints in the body. Explore our doctor-reviewed health articles and learn more about osteoarthritis.
Symptoms:
  • Knee stiff
  • Chronic pain
  • Joint grating with motion
  • Pain
  • Knee pain
6. Runner's Knee
Runner's knee is the common term used to describe any one of several conditions that cause pain around the kneecap (patella). These conditions include: anterior knee pain syndrome, patellofemoral malalignment...
Symptoms:
  • Ecchymosis
  • Bruises
  • Knee stiff
  • Pain
  • Knee pain
  • Clicking knee
7. Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear is an injury to the ligament in your knee that keeps your shinbone from sliding forward. The ACL stabilizes your knee, and tearing it either partially or completely can caus...
Symptoms:
  • Clicking knee
  • Unstable knee
  • Knee stiff
  • Pain
  • Knee pain
  • Bruises
8. Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
The posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) is the strongest ligament in the knee joint. Ligaments are thick, strong bands of tissue that connect bone to bone. The PCL runs along the back of the knee joint from the bottom o...
Symptoms:
  • Joint tenderness
  • Knee stiff
  • Pain
  • Knee pain
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic pain
9. Arthritis
Arthritis is inflammation of the joints (the points where bones meet) in one or more areas of the body. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis, all of which have different causes and treatment methods. Th...
Symptoms:
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Chronic pain
  • Abdominal distension, gaseous
  • Pain
  • Knee pain
  • Abdominal bloating
10. What is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder characterized by unexplained pain in muscles and joints throughout the body. Read our doctor-reviewed articles and learn about fibromyalgia now.

This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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