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knee pain causes

Knee Pain Causes

Even though the knee is a fairly small part of the body, it’s frequent use and central, load-bearing position means it is one of the most common sources of pain in the human body. There are many causes of pain, but we’ve listed some of the more common ones below.   Knee Pain Cause #1: Arthritis Arthritis is one of the most common cause of pain in the knee. There are six different types of arthritis that tend to cause knee pain. They are: Gout Osteoarthritis Post-traumatic Arthritis Pseudogout Rheumatoid Arthritis Septic Arthritis   Knee Pain Cause #2: Injury A common cause of knee pain is injury due to heavy use or mis-use. Physical activities such as sports and work can often cause an injury, either through over-use or through twisting or applying weight on the knee at an unsual ankle. Being overweight also places an unnatural amount of strain on the knee and makes you far more suseptible to […]