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Knee pain is a common problem with a number of causes. Read about risk factors, symptoms, treatments and diagnosis.
A knee replacement may be recommended if you are suffering from knee pain and treatments suggested by your doctor have not relieved the pain.
Baker’s cysts are caused by fluid that comes from the knee joint. Here's how to treat the symptoms once diagnosed, and what to do in the case of complications.
Unicompartmental knee replacement
Arthritis of your knee usually happens without a known cause. It can sometimes affect only part of your knee. If you have severe pain, stiffness and disability, a unicompartmental knee replacement should reduce your pain and help you to walk more easily.
Arthroscopy of the knee
An arthroscopy allows your surgeon to diagnose and treat some common problems affecting your knee, without the need for a large cut on your skin. This may reduce the amount of pain you feel and speed up your recovery.
Revision total knee replacement
If your original knee replacement fails, you can usually have another operation to do your knee replacement again. If this revision operation is successful, you should be able to continue many of your normal activities.
If your knee continually gives way after an ACL rupture, reconstruction offers the chance of improving the stability of your knee in everyday life and in sporting activities.
Hip pain is very common. Learn more about the signs, symptoms, treatments and self-care options and when to seek medical attention.
Back pain self-care
If you have back pain, there are things you can do to help manage the condition, including moving, using hot and cold treatments, and taking care at work.
Is my back pain serious?
Information on how to decide whether your back pain is serious, about the different symptoms, when to get medical help, and links to trusted resources.
Calf pain is often caused by a muscle strain or cramps due to exercise, dehydration or mineral deficiency. But it can be a symptom of something more serious.