Knee Pain

Why do I get knee pain and what are the causes?

Knee pain can be a symptom of many different conditions. You may experience pain after overstretching, overusing or twisting, often during exercise.

Who suffers from knee pain?

Knee pain is common and can happen to anyone.

What are the common symptoms of knee pain?

Knee pain can be a symptom of many different conditions. Your doctor can suggest treatment based on looking at what is causing your specific pain.

Should I be concerned about my knee pain?

Knee pain falls into two categories, pain after injury and pain where there’s no obvious injury. Knees are complex, and it could be one of many causes but in most cases it can be treated at home. If the pain is bad or lasts a long time, see your doctor.1


What not to do when you have knee pain

Try to avoid standing for a long time.

What can I do about knee pain?

Try to put as little weight as possible on the knee that’s causing you pain and, if you can, avoid standing for too long. Use an ice pack (or bag of frozen peas wrapped in a tea towel) on your knee for up to 20 minutes every 2 to 3 hours which should help to relieve your discomfort.

For knee pain relief try Solpadeine Plus or Solpadeine Max.

Ask your pharmacist for more advice.


  • Clinically proven to work when regular pain relief is not enough1
  • The soluble tablets get to work 2x faster than Paracetamol tablets*
  • Available in tablets, soluble tablets and capsules

1Only applicable to Solpadeine Plus and Solpadeine Max
*Based on absorption data

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