The most common disorders that cause knee pain include:
- Osteoarthritis (caused by “wear and tear”)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (caused by autoimmune disease)
- Traumatic arthritis (caused by accident or injury)
What can cause knee pain without injury?
What Causes Knee Pain without Injury
- Bursitis: Tiny sacs of fluid cushion the bones in the knee joint.
- Tendinitis: Tendons are the tissue that binds muscle to bones, and tendinitis is common in the knee.
- Baker’s cyst:
- Rheumatoid arthritis:
Can knee pain be a sign of cancer?
Pain in the affected bone (usually around the knee or in the upper arm) is the most common symptom of osteosarcoma. The pain often increases with activity and might result in a limp if the tumor is in a leg bone.
What can cause knee pain?
Knee pain may be the result of an injury, such as a ruptured ligament or torn cartilage. Medical conditions — including arthritis, gout and infections — also can cause knee pain. Many types of minor knee pain respond well to self-care measures. Physical therapy and knee braces also can help relieve knee pain.
What disease causes all your joints to hurt?
Arthritis. One of the most common causes of joint pain is arthritis. The two main forms of arthritis are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). According to the American College of Rheumatology, OA is most common in adults over age 40.