A Common Issue With Older Women: Knee Pain

Knee pain of some type is something that older women commonly complain about. There are various reasons why this pain may occur. Regardless of its reason, it’s painful, nonetheless. This is why researchers are now choosing to delve deeper into this issue. Looking Deeper into the Issue Throughout history, there have been studies that looked at knee pain. However, most recently a research study was conducted in the UK. It looked at patterns relating to knee pain over a 12-year period. In doing so it discovered that about two-thirds (63%) of women over the age of 50 have experienced knee pain at one time or another. Looking a little closer, researchers discovered that this was typically in women who had a higher BMI, had injured their knee in the past, or have osteoarthritis (OA). These discoveries were published in the Read More +