Common causes of knee pain are well described on our NHS website as you can see from the knee assessment chart  a knee pain is more challenging to assess and treat.  It is because knees can be highly sensitive to pain and slow careful exercises which do not irritate damaged cartilage, joints or other soft tissues are essential to good knee self care

Knee Pain

 

Common Causes of Knee Pain 

(Please check NHS Webite here)

 

 

 

Your Standing Assessment

Observation is KEY with Palpation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Causes of Knee Discomfort  (NHS Link)

 

Anterior Knee

There are many common causes of knee pain which you can check here on the NHS Common Causes of Knee Pain   As you will learn an Assessment of your knee pain is essential and at some time you will be encouraged to with different knee exercises depending on your age and pain levels and which injury you have sustained.  Interested the reason that the NHS is encouraging self care rehabilitation is there is increasing evidence that interventions such as some types of knee surgery are not so useful as the complications of painful scar tissue and adhesions prevent good quality exercise rehabilitation for the post operative care.   You will see increasingly that the NHS will encourage as much self care management for knee pain as possible.   

 

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The Institute of Osteopathy Website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Osteopathic Referral Note for information on your knee if you wish to give to your General Practitioner

 

 

 

 

 

Helen is an Associate Member of British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine

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Helen How

Registered Osteopath

14 Craighall Gardens Edinburgh EH6 4RJ

0131 551 1044

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