Back of the Knee Pain – Causes and Solution

back of the knee pain causes and solution

Pain and tightness at the back of your knee?

Popliteus tendonitis is an inflammation of the small muscle at the back of the knee called the popliteus. The role of the popliteus muscle is to internally rotate the tibia or shin bone. Symptoms include pain at the back of the knee joint with tenderness when pressing in.

Problems caused by Popliteus tendonitis:

  • Leg cramp
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Runner’s knee
  • Injury

How to treat pain in the back of the knee

Painalog’s 3D analytics helps identify the 6 muscles as trigger points that could cause this pain and shows the video on how to locate them. It also shows us how to do self-massage and how to stretch them. If you are experiencing this kind of body pain you can see the solutions below:

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