Chris Boone, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon located in Bellevue, WA & Redmond, WA
Knee pain affects about 25% of adolescents and adults. While an injury is likely to cause knee pain at a younger age, older adults face the progressive pain caused by osteoarthritis. Dr. Christopher R. Boone has extensive experience diagnosing and treating knee pain, beginning with conservative therapies and treatments to alleviate the pain, while also offering expertise in robot-assisted knee replacement when needed. To get expert treatment, call the office in Bellevue, Washington, or schedule an appointment using the online booking feature.
What causes knee pain?
Your knees carry the weight of your body while walking, running, and bearing the stress of high-demand activities. As a result, knees are incredibly susceptible to injuries and degenerative disease.
Some of the most common causes of knee pain include:
- Meniscal tears
- Tendon tears
- Patellar tendonitis
- Kneecap dislocation or fracture
- Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries
- Runner’s knee (patellofemoral pain syndrome)
What symptoms develop in addition to knee pain?
The problems that cause your knee pain typically lead to additional symptoms such as:
- Joint stiffness
- Limited movement
- Knee instability or giving way
- Catching or locking of your knee
- Clicking sound when you bend the knee