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Knee pain

Pain in your knee can arise from a variety of problems.

Some foods can increase inflammation and discomfort, whilst others can actually reduce it and relieve pain. Discover which foods you should eat fewer of (some might surprise you) and what you should eat more of instead, when suffering from muscle & joint pain.

Discover suprising foods you should avoid

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  • Leo's photo avatar
    Leo — 20.08.2017 16:31
    I have a knee pain on my left side it occurs when i was hiking... and after a while i cannot bend my knee.. i dont know what causes the pain. I van ben my knee by its a bet painful pulling it.. thanks!

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      Earle — 21.08.2017 15:53
      There are many causes of knee pain, so you'll need to see a doctor for an examination. Our Atrogel should help you manage the pain topically, in the meantime. Sorry I cannot be of any further help at the moment.

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    eddie. — 09.08.2017 19:29
    when my right knee is bent like sitting down I feel pain at the left side of kneecap and across the top any idea what this is.

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      Earle — 09.08.2017 21:02
      Hello Eddie We can't diagnose overvthe internet and the knee is a really complex joint, so there's a lot of scope for error. If your email address reflects your age, there is likely to be some degeneration of the knee and this in turn can cause problems with the patellar tendon, upon which sits the kneecap. If a doctor confirms this, you can gain some temporary relief with our Atrogel product and may further benefit from taking some extra glucosamine sulphate (2g daily for a couple of months). You may also need to consider whether you have flat feet or are wearing shoes or trainers where there is more wear one one side of the sole than the other, as these can cause the knee to track out of line. Please see this page for further information: https://www.avogel.co.uk/health/muscles-joints/joint-pain/flat-feet-foot-cramps-sore-knees/

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    zafar iqbal — 30.07.2017 20:50
    My left knee hurts when walking, not swollen or fallen.

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      Earle — 02.08.2017 09:05
      Hello Zafar There are many causes of knee pain, as the article says, so you'll need to see a doctor for an examination. Our Atrogel should help you manage the pain in the meantime.

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