BY KAREN REED FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
The knee is one of the largest and most complex joints in the body. It connects the thigh bone to the shin bone. The knee joint is supported by two smaller bones we fibula and patella. The knee bones are connected to the leg muscles by tendons, which help the knee joint to move. Ligaments, on the other hand, connects all 4 knee bones and serves as a stabilizing support for the entire knee during movement or action.
The knee may seem like a minor body part but without proper care, maintenance and nutrition, it can prove to offer a debilitating risk and detrimental to the bodily movement.
The knee provides general support to the upper legs. If pain persists or when you become very uncomfortable walking or even stretching your legs, it’s a sign that you may have something that is treatable or physically serious.
Here’s common symptoms, causes and effects of knee pain to the human body. FOR MORE