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 don't expect it to feel as good as new.

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5 Best Exercises for Joint Pain

Joint pain can get in the way of people with rheumatologic conditions being able to move around and live normally. The simple exercises described by physical therapists here can be the key to getting relief – and back in the game.

By K. Aleisha Fetters

The Best Non-Surgical Treatment for Knee Pain

This study found that naproxen — an over-the-counter NSAID medication — ranked most effective for reducing knee pain from osteoarthritis.

By Diane Domina

What to Know About Joint Replacement Surgery

If you've tried everything to relieve your joint pain, it might be time to consider surgery. Here's what you should know before going under the knife.

By HealthAfter50

Don't Ignore Your Buckling Knees

If you feel your knees buckling, you could be risking a fall. Here's why you should pay attention to knee instability and some exercises that can help.

By HealthAfter50

Airport Metal Detectors and Your New Knee

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

By Laird Harrison

Activities to Avoid After Knee Replacement

If you've recently had a knee replacement, avoid these overly strenuous or high-impact activities that can increase your risk of knee failure.

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: No Post-Knee Surgery Opioids

Find out why pro athlete and actress Gabby Reece was determined to avoid opioid pain medications after her total knee replacement.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

What to Do for Knee Pain

Learn the best ways to use heat and ice to ease knee pain from osteoarthritis.

By HealthAfter50

Try Gel Shoe Insoles For Your Knee Pain

If you have chronic knee pain from osteoarthritis, gel-filled shoe insoles may indeed help reduce knee pain and improve physical function.

By HealthAfter50

Meet the Experts

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.