I have pinched nerves in hips could it cause knee pain?

Yes and no. Anatomically there are no nerves in the hips that would cause pain in the knee. Most people will call pain in the buttock area their hip. This pain can be generated from nerve irritation in the lower back. Pain can also travel down the outside of the leg from a condition called ITB syndrome. Trigger points can also refer pain. Discuss with your Doc.

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I was a runner as a teen and notice that now running causes me hip and knee pain I never had before. Why is this and what can I do?

Knee/hip pain. Unfortunately, without further history and exam, it is really hard to tell what's causing your pain. Either try to relay that information here or see a doc in your area. Read more...
Check to see if . Your foot flattens or pronates. As one grows older there is more wear and tear on the foot and if functioning in a less than optimal position or alignment this could indeed cause the problems you mention. Read more...
Sports or orthop.dr. Wear and tear on hard surfaces can be placed on lower extremities.Forty-two percent of all overuse injuries affect the knee joint, and patellofemoral pain syndrome, runner's knee, a common overuse injury. It occurs when a mistracking kneecap (patella) irritates the femoral groove in which it rests.Hip pain for runners range from severe fractures, arthritis, to mild bursitis and muscle strain. Read more...
Weekend warrior. The most obvious answer is -- you are out of shape. You are still young, but not as young as you used to be. You may need to start slow and build up miles gradually. Also, stretch after warming up and after. With hip and knee (especially the outside/lateral part of knee) pain you may have a tight iliotibial band (itb). Google stretches for that. Good luck. Read more...
Barefoot running. Although I have not evaluated you or know your running style, irregularities or injuries, many of my older patients with knee and hip problems have tried barefoot running (minimal shoes) to help with their pain. Try to get evaluated with by a running expert/ doctor. If you need a referral, please let me know. Best of luck. Read more...

Does artritus in the hip cause knee pain?

Not usually. But arthritis can attack hips and knees. Some nerve pain at spine and hip area can radiate to knee area. Read more...
Occasionally . True hip osteoarthritis causes pain in the hip, groin and buttock esp. W/ weight bearing. Occassionally in adults pain can be referred to the knee but this is unusual( unlike children where hip problems and knee referred pain is much more common).More commonly 'hip pain' in adults w/ concurrent pain to the knee is originating in the lumbar spine. See an ors ... Best of luck! Read more...
It can. Often if the affected hip has arthritis, you have to look above and below it, meaning the lumbar spine, pelvis, sacrum, and knees. Best to get a second opinion from an osteopathic physician, who can help assess your pain involvement . S/he can do an osteopathic musculoskeletal examination, and help with treatment . You didn't state your weight, as this can add to the hip ; kneee pain too. Read more...