Florida Spine & Pain Management Institute


Knee Pain

Your knee comprises numerous ligaments, tendons, fluid-filled sacs (bursae), bones, and cartilage surrounding and forming the joint. The most common causes of knee pain are aging, injury, physical activity and repeated stress on the knee.

The location and extent of knee pain can vary based on the underlying cause. The following signs and symptoms may occur in conjunction with knee pain:

  • Stiffness and swelling
  • Weakness or instability is characterized by redness and warmth to the touch.
  • Noises such as popping or crunching
  • Inability to fully extend the knee

Many of the different knee injuries and causes of discomfort require medical evaluation. The following are the most common injuries, particularly among athletes:

  • Ligament Ruptures
  • Dislocations
  • Patellofemoral Discomfort
  • Fractures
  • Loose Bodies
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament
  • Injury
  • Torn Meniscus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Patellar Tendinitis
  • Gout
  • Meniscal Injury
  • Knee Bursitis
  • Infections
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis

You don’t have to live with  Knee pain. Make an appointment with the team at Florida Spine and Pain Institute to treat your shoulder today.