Knee pain is in the knee or outside the knee, in one or both knees. The pain often occurs when just standing up again, when getting out of bed in the morning or during or after exercise. Knee pain must not be ignored as you may be causing more damage to the joint often result in a knock on effect on the hips, low back, and neck.
Abnormal foot function.
Flat feet (excessive pronation).
Medical conditions – arthritis, gout.
Chronic injuries – obesity, ligament weakness.
Podiatrists can treat knee pain that is caused by abnormalities in foot posture. A biomechanical examination will help determine if your knee pain is caused by, or irritated by an alignment problem. If your knee pain may be related to foot function you may be recommended custom foot orthotics. The right custom-made orthotics can address the underlying cause of your knee dysfunction.