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Knee pain directory

Knee pain is a very common complaint. It affects as many as a third of all teenagers and young adults in the UK at some time. Knee pain is a special problem for athletes - over half of all athletes endure it every year. Pain in the knee joints can be caused by a sudden injury, an overuse injury or by an underlying condition, such as arthritis. Treatment will vary depending on the cause. Symptoms of knee injury can include pain, swelling and stiffness. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about where knee pain comes from, what it feels like, how to treat it and much more.

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New Oxford University research shows 63% of women aged 50 and over have knee pain

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It's true that as we get older bad backs, dodgy knees, and sore necks are more likely - but they aren't inevitable.

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