Knee Conditions

Knee Bursistis

Pes anserine bursitis is a condition that causes pain on the inside of the knee and lower leg due to irritation of the fluid-filled sac (called a bursa) that prevents muscle tendons from rubbing on bone. It is usually caused by repetitive activities, muscle imbalances of the hips and lower legs, “knock-knee” position, a direct injury, or even by having flat feet.

Symptoms include:

  • Pain and swelling on the inside of the lower leg right below the knee joint Pain when touching the inside of the leg,
  • Pain with moving the knee
  • Pain or difficulty walking and performing daily activities.

A physical therapist can examine the joint and work with you to create a plan of care that best suits your needs and goals.

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