The knee is one of the largest joint in our body. Pain in the knee can be related to several underlying conditions such as arthritis, or can be a result of injury or overuse. As we age, our joints’ surfaces roughen; natural lubrication and cartilage diminish, resulting in knee pain due to the friction of bones grating together. Although pain from knee osteoarthritis(OA) has long been considered a chronic condition, the reason for the fluctuation in knee pain is not well understood.
Why do I have pain in the knee? Some of the more recent studies has identified 3 areas of concern that can cause knee pain:
- Bone marrow lesion (Wear and Tear)