Referred pain is pain that is experienced in one part of the body but which is really arising from a different part.

 

Referred pain in the knee

Pain in the knee quite frequently arises from the hip.

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Why does everyone seem so vague about kneecap pain?

The literature about the kneecap is all a muddle, both online and in professional journals!

Differential diagnosis of patellofemoral pain

Part 3 of a course on Patellofemoral Pain by Dr Ronald Grelsamer of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Don't forget the hip! Hip arthritis masquerading as knee pain. Dibra FF, Prieto HA, Gray CF and Parvataneni HK. Arthroplast Today. 2018 Mar; 4(1): 118–124.


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Webinar - Common Knee Symptoms - Focus on Pain.