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Pain Behind Knee? Injury vs. Disease-Related Causes

Pain Behind Knee? Injury vs. Disease-Related Causes

Pain behind knee can be caused by a variety of conditions, the vast majority of which are injury-related. Some systemic diseases, however, can cause pain-behind-knee symptoms, and some life-threatening diseases also can be a source.

Here, we take a closer look at injuries as well as diseases that might lead to

What Is a Torn PCL?

What Is a Torn PCL?

When it comes to knee injuries, we often hear of tears or sprains of the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), MCL (medial collateral ligament), or LCL (lateral collateral ligament). There’s also the sprained or torn PCL—the posterior cruciate ligament. In fact, the biggest and strongest of the four ligaments in the

Knee Pain Remedies: Start with Classic “RICE” Advice

Knee Pain Remedies: Start with Classic “RICE” Advice

Assuming that your knee pain problem is not due to an acute injury—a broken bone or a life-threatening infection, for example—the first rule among knee pain remedies is to rest. Stop doing whatever it is that’s causing the pain.

This advice is especially true in cases of osteoarthritis (OA) as well

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