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Are there different types of knee pain?

There is long-term (chronic) knee pain, which is often associated with degenerative conditions, such as osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. Sudden, short-term (acute) knee pain tends to occur if you have a torn ligament, or a dislocated or fractured bone.

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Author: Karen McCloskey BHSc
First answered: 13 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 18 May 2018
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Category: Shoulder pain


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