Knee Pain

Whether caused by injury, ruptured ligament, or a health condition like arthritis, we have you covered with the best treatments and prevention tips for your knee pain.

Will Knee Replacement Ease Your Pain?

Knee replacement surgery can improve your quality of life and relieve pain—but it’s important to have realistic expectations.

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What's the Most Effective Non-Surgical Treatment for Knee Pain?

In a new meta-analysis looking at non-surgical treatments for OA of the knee, the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) naproxen ranked most effective for reducing pain and improving function.

By Diane Domina

What to Know About Joint Replacement

You’ve tried everything else to relieve your joint pain. When is it time to consider surgery?

By HealthAfter50

Don't Ignore Buckling Knees

Knee buckling increases your risk of falling, and it’s particularly common in people who have arthritis or knee pain.

By HealthAfter50

Airport Metal Detectors and Your New Knee

If you’ve had a knee replacement, here’s what you need to know about going through airport security with a metal joint.

By Laird Harrison

Activities to Avoid After Knee Replacement

Overly strenuous activity will affect the overall durability of your new knee. Here are the activities you should avoid after a knee replacement.

By Laird Harrison

What is a Baker's Cyst?

Learn what causes this painful swelling behind the knee and what you can do to find relief.

By HealthAfter50

Gabrielle Reece Avoids Opiates After Knee Surgery

Gabby Reece is a professional volleyball player, sports announcer, fashion model, author and actress. She was determined to avoid the traditional post-operative use of opioids when she had total knee replacement. She knew the pain in the first days a...

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

What to Do for Knee Pain

Should you use heat or ice to ease knee pain from osteoarthritis?

By HealthAfter50

Try This for Your Knee Pain

Wearing gel-filled shoe insoles may indeed help reduce knee osteoarthritis pain and improve physical function.

By HealthAfter50

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Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Health Writer

Since 2004, Dr. Davenport has shared her passion for health and knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of chronic diseases with the HealthCentral community.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Health Writer

Since 2004, Dr. Davenport has shared her passion for health and knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of chronic diseases with the HealthCentral community.