Some of us experience knee soreness but it does not always have an association with any serious condition. Some of the causes of knee pain can be tendonitis, muscle strain, and arthritis. In this article, we will briefly discuss these problems and tell you how you can keep a healthy knee.

Causes of Knee Pain

  • Knee Injury:-

Tears, strains, and sprains refer to different kinds of knee injuries. Playing sports can sometimes result in an injury to the knee.

  • Patellofemoral pain:-

Patellofemoral pain refers to a common kind of knee problem. It affects young adults and children. People who experience patellofemoral pain have pain around or behind their kneecaps.

A person feels pain when they run, squat, sit, cycle, go up the stairs, and sit with their flexed knees. Exercise therapy can help in the treatment of this condition.

  • Osgood Sch latter’s disease:-

This disease is a type of condition that affects young people and children. In this disease, the lumpy bone below the knee cap becomes swollen and painful after and before exercise.

  • Tendonitis:-

Painful or sore knees can be a symptom of tendonitis. Tendonitis occurs when a tendon gets swelling. This often turns painful.

Treatment of Knee Pain:-

  • Medications
  • Injections
  • Therapy
  • Surgery

How can you keep a healthy knee?

  • Letting go of the excess weight:-

When you are overweight, it puts tremendous pressure on the knees. This can cause some knee pain. Therefore, you need to let go of excess weight so that you do not have knee pain.

  • Strengthening the muscles:-

If you want to strengthen your knee muscles, you can try lunges and squats twice every week. This will prevent knee pain.


In case you have knee pain, you can contact Dr. Vinil Shinde,  at Chirayu Orthopedic Clinic, Kothrud & Bavdhan