Arthritis, the joint inflammation that may develop due to various reasons, in other words, arthritis is polyetiological disease. Therefore, patients suffering from arthritis should be evaluated to determine the cause of the inflammation.
Arthritis of the knee — the disease is slowly but inexorably progressive. Even with a slight external manifestations, this disease can cause great discomfort and limit physical activity and gradually lead to disability of the person.
Often we can torment strong or not, sharp or aching, sudden or constantly increasing pain in the knee joint. Unfortunately the causes of such pain are incredibly diverse and not always understandable to the layman.
There are many reasons that might hurt the knee joint and treatment also in some way will be different, so it is very important (most important!) step is to find the reasons because of which the patient went to the doctor.
In this group of diseases are bursitis, tendinitis, etc. which are accompanied by inflammation in the tendons. They are characterized by a nagging pain behind the knee and limitation of physical activity.