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A 20-year-old female asked:

Does knee pain send pain to hips? i believe my left knee caused my left hip to hurt and most recently the opposite hip. best exercise and treatment?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: If your knee is hurting then one often compensates with same or opposite side related or adjacent joints like hip and/or back so this is a very common scenario. If knee pain worsens you might want to see your primary doctor and see what can be done to help this as this can often get worse over time and as you can see affect other joints as well.
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Dr. Charles Birbara
61 years experience
Conceivably: But far more common that hip pain refers to the knee. A careful physical exam should help to answer your question.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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