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The knee is a large, complex joint that allows you to walk, run, jump, and climb. It’s also prone to a multitude of injuries and conditions that can lead to pain, including ligament tears and arthritis.
Most of the time, minor knee pain resolves with self-care measures like ice and resting the knee. If your knee pain is severe or persists despite home treatment, the team at 180 Health Medical & Wellness Center can help.
What causes knee pain?
A wide variety of problems can cause knee pain. People who are overweight are at greater risk for developing knee pain. Participating in sports that require a lot of running, jumping, or making sudden changes in direction may increase your risk of getting an injury that causes knee pain.
The team at 180 Health Medical & Wellness Center treats many common causes of knee pain, including:
Sometimes, knee pain can result from something as simple as walking with poor posture or forgetting to warm up before you exercise.
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