Knee pain is a common problem that can originate in any of the bony structures compromising the knee joint (femur, tibia, fibula), the kneecap (patella), or the ligaments and cartilage (meniscus) of the knee. Knee pain can be aggravated by exercise, affected by the surrounding muscles and their movements, and be triggered by other problems (such as a foot injury).The location of the knee pain can vary depending on which structure is involved. With infection or an inflammatory process.
- Difficulty walking due to instability of the knee,
- Limping due to discomfort,
- Difficulty walking up or down steps due to ligament damage,
- Locking of the knee (unable to bend the knee),
- Redness and swelling,
- Inability to extend the knee, and
- Shifting weight to the opposite knee and foot.