Pain below the knee can mean a variety of things, from muscle cramps and shin splints to broken bones and tendinitis, says WebMD. The causes can be muscle- or bone-related or due to problems with veins, arteries and nerv... More »

The best painkiller depends on the cause of the pain and its severity. The most common are over-the-counter pain relievers such as acetaminophen and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, states Everyday Health. Al... More »

Home treatments for knee pain include taking a rest, applying ice, using compression, elevating the affected area and taking over-the-counter drugs, such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen and naproxen, according to Mayo Clinic... More »

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