Knee pain can be caused by problems with the knee joint. Or it can be caused by problems with the soft tissues around the knee joint. These soft tissues include ligaments, tendons and bursae.

Knee pain affects everyone differently. You might feel knee pain only when you're active. Or you may feel knee pain even while sitting still. For some, the pain is a slight twinge. For others, the pain gets in the way of daily life. Often, self-care steps can help to relieve knee pain.

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Aug. 18, 2023