Knee Pain

What is Knee Pain? 

Knee pain can range from a mild ache that started slowly and got worse with activity to a severe pain that appears after climbing stairs or standing up after being seated for a long time. A clicking noise and limb weakness might also be present along with knee pain.

 Whatever you call it, if joint discomfort prevents you from doing the things you normally do, you probably want relief. The best course of action for treating knee pain frequently depends on the underlying cause.

Common Causes of Knee pain

Some of the common causes of knee pain include but not limited to 

Osteoarthritis: One of commonest cause of knee pain 

Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common forms of arthritis and it affects more than 25 million people worldwide. Osteoarthritis of the knee is a degenerative joint disease and you may experience knee pain, stiffness, and reduced strength.

Risk factors of knee osteoarthritis 

There are multiple factors that increase the risk of knee osteoarthritis like 

Symptoms of the knee osteoarthritis 

Physical Therapy: It helps

Physical therapy can help you:

Consultant Physical Therapist at IMC

Your consultant Physical Therapist will help you get rid of your knee pain. Various tasks were focused on by your consultancy services which includes

Home Exercises for your knee pain

Some of the exercises you can perform at your home include the following. Please warm up with 5 minute walk first. For pain relief you can apply ice or heat. 

Hamstring stretch

Lie down when you're ready to stretch your hamstring. Loop a bed sheet around your right foot. Use the sheet to help pull the straight leg up. Hold for 20 seconds, then lower the leg. Repeat twice. Then, switch legs.

Calf stretch

Hold onto a chair for balance. Bend your right leg. Step back with your left leg, and slowly straighten it behind you. Press your left heel toward the floor. You should feel the stretch in the calf of your back leg. Hold for 20 seconds. Repeat twice, then switch legs.

Seated hip March

Strengthen your hips and thigh muscles. It can help with daily activities like walking or standing up.

Perform pillow squeeze

Perform heel raises


Walking can be a great exercise. Start slow, stand tall, and keep at it. Walking has many benefits. You can ease joint pain, strengthen your leg muscles, improve your posture, and improve your flexibility. It's also good for your heart.

Some Other activities that are easy on the knees include biking, swimming, and water aerobics. Water exercise takes weight off painful joints.

Time for exercise

When it comes to how much exercise you should perform? The answer is 30 minutes a day is a good goal. However, it depends on your plan.

Schedule your Appointment now!!

If you are ready to say goodbye to your knee pain,  approach your Consultant Therapist Prof. H. M. Asim now and contact IMC Rehab Services to find out more about how physical therapy can help you live pain-free if you're prepared to reduce (or even eliminate) your knee pain.