Knee Pain Often Linked to Pain Elsewhere in the Body

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Knee Pain

Study examines occurrence of knee pain with pain at other joints and its effect on physical function and mental health

Joint pain, especially in the knees, is a common complaint in older patients and can impact quality of life. A team of researchers recently set out to examine how often knee pain is accompanied by pain elsewhere in the body and whether the presence of multiple joint pain affects older patients' general health and psychological status. Their findings, published in the August 2005 issue of Arthritis

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