What are the common causes of knee pain?

Is your day-to-day life getting worse due to mild or chronic knee pain? Are you experiencing discomfort while sitting or walking due to the pain in your knees?

If yes, then you need to know the common causes of your knee pain to get rid of it.

  1. Tendonitis: One of the most common causes of discomfort or knee pain is Tendonitis, which is also called as ‘jumper’s knee’. When your tendons of the knee joint suffer damage or swelling, you will suffer from knee pain.

  2. Arthritis Of The Knee: It is another common cause of knee pain, discomfort, and disability. Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and post-traumatic arthritis are 3 main common types of arthritis that can make you suffer from stiffness, swelling, the problem in bending your knees, and of course knee pain.

  3. Hemarthrosis: It's a health condition causing bleeding in your knee joint and makes you suffer from chronic pain.

  4. Bone Chips may also cause swelling along with knee pain.

  5. Knee pain can also affect your health due to Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS). This is one of the most common among the runners and it makes running problematic.

  6. Osgood-Schlatter Disease: It particularly affects growing adolescents who are active in sports and teenagers as well.

  7. Partially Dislocated Kneecap: It's not a permanent health condition, but it occurs due to partial dislocation of your kneecap causing knee pain.

  8. Gout can also cause knee pain.