Medical Musings, Health Hypotheses & Therapeutic Thoughts
The question then becomes “OK, I understand that pain is an output, and is influenced by all these different factors separate to the signals coming form the body. But what can I do about my chronic pain??”
We will be covering past material a bit here, so I will keep it (relatively!) brief, and link to the appropriate posts so you can refresh your memory if needed.
In this instalment, we will consider some of the common issues that can arise while your body bounces back from the rigours of pregnancy, all the while dealing with the changes that motherhood brings.
Dr. Edmund Bruce-Gardner
Finally, we will consider some of the common causes of lateral knee pain. You may remember from the last blog that lateral means 'away from the mid-line of the body', so this is pain on the outside of the knee.
Many of the structures on the outside of the knee are similar to those on the inside, so they do not need much further consideration here (if you haven't yet, I strongly recommend that you read the first few posts about the knee, as they provide some much-needed background and context) These include:
Lateral meniscal injuries e.g. tears