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.


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.



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.