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The 3 Most Common Causes Of Inner Knee Pain

“Am I stuck with inner knee pain for the rest of my life?”

“I guess I’ll just have to learn to live with it.”

If you suffer from inner knee pain, it’s a safe assumption that you have asked these questions at one time in your life.

However, it does not have to be this way!

There are fast and effective ways to treat your inner knee pain without relying on short-term solutions that leave your pain subdued but always present, such as painkillers, injections, and even surgery.

In order to treat your inner knee pain quickly and effectively, it is essential that you first understand the cause. That way you can target specific pain points with tailored exercises and make adjustments in your lifestyle that could be causing your inner knee pain. 

Cause 1 – Sprains and Strains

Knee sprains and strains are common in people who engage in sports or physical activities, particularly those that involve running, jumping, or changing direction quickly such as soccer, basketball, or football.

They can occur in people of all ages but are especially common in athletes and active individuals between the ages of 15 and 25.

What Are The Symptoms Of Knee Sprains and Strains?

  1. Pain and tenderness in the knee 
  2. Swelling
  3. Difficulty bending the knee or moving it fully 
  4. A feeling of instability or the knee giving way

Cause 2 – Tendonitis

Tendonitis, a common cause of inner knee pain, is often the result of inflammation or irritation of one or more tendons in the area. This is typically due to overuse, making athletes and those with physically demanding jobs more susceptible.

While anyone can get tendonitis, it’s more prevalent in adults over 40. As we age, our tendons can lose their elasticity and become weaker, making them more prone to injury.

Interestingly, research suggests that men might be slightly more likely than women to suffer from this condition, particularly in sports-related contexts. However, it can affect anyone who repeatedly puts stress on the same tendons.

What Are The Tell-Tale Signs Of Tendonitis?

  1. Persistent pain that worsens with movement
  2. Tenderness or swelling in the affected area
  3. A lump along the tendon
  4. Difficulty moving the affected joint

Cause 3 – Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a form of arthritis, it is in fact the most common type of arthritis and affects millions of people worldwide.

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease, which occurs when the protective cartilage cushioning the ends of your bones wears down over time. This condition often results in increased friction and inflammation in the joints, including the inner knee, causing discomfort and pain.

While osteoarthritis can affect anyone, it’s more prevalent in women than men. It’s also typically seen in individuals over the age of 50, though younger people can also be affected due to injury or overuse.

What Are The Signs That You Might Be Dealing With Osteoarthritis?

  1. Persistent joint pain that worsens after activity or toward the end of the day
  2. Joint stiffness, particularly in the morning or after periods of inactivity
  3. Swelling around the knee area
  4. Limited range of motion that makes it difficult to perform daily tasks

Now That You Understand The Cause, What Next?

If you’re experiencing any of the symptoms listed above, it’s crucial to seek guidance from a professional. With early intervention, you can prevent further damage and help speed up recovery.

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Remember, taking care of your body is an investment in your future health and well-being. Taking action now, even if your pain is manageable could be the difference between a pain free life or lifelong suffering with inner knee pain. 

Hopefully, you now know more about what is causing your inner knee pain, but may be asking yourself “How can I use this information to improve my inner knee pain?”.

Great question!

Working with an expert physical therapist, you can have your assumptions confirmed regarding the cause of your pain inside your knee, and working together you can discover a personalized treatment plan to get you back to the things you love as fast as possible!

We are currently offering a Free Discovery Visit, as many of our past patients have found this to be the best way to start their journey to recovery. In this visit, you will have the opportunity to discuss your experience with inner knee pain, gain the answers to any questions you may have about physical therapy, and discover all the treatment options we have to offer you. 

Speaking of which we now offer Shockwave Therapy right here in Dallas, this revolutionary treatment addresses the injury or discomfort at its source and speeds up the healing process. 

It’s a noninvasive procedure, so perfect for those looking to maintain their daily lives without massive recovery times that eat away at your social life.

Learn More About Shockwave Therapy!

If you want to know more about this state of the art technology you can arrange a Free Telephone Consultation where our team would be happy to answer your questions and give you some more information about how this treatment can help you! 

You can also arrange your free telephone consultation if you’re not quite ready to visit the clinic for a discovery visit

We appreciate that you may be hesitant or unsure if physical therapy is right for you, so why not speak to an expert and stop that hesitation from getting in the way of the fastest way to relieve your inner knee pain?

Arrange your Free Discovery Visit or Free Telephone Consultation NOW.

More Expert Advice To Help With Your Knee Pain!

Visit our mPower Physical Therapy YouTube Channel and watch our expert videos such as How Foot Arches Can Affect Knee Pain?

Read our expert blogs such as How To Stop Knee Pain…

Or listen to our popular Podcast such as Reduce Knee Pain Arthritis with these 4 Simple Yet Effective Ways

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