QUESTION & ANSWER
What causes knee pain when standing up after sitting?
Sharp knee pain when you stand up after sitting is often caused by patellofemoral pain syndrome. This condition is characterized by pain in the front of the knee and around the kneecap. It’s also called ‘runner’s knee’ or ‘jumper’s knee’ and is common in athletes, though it can affect anyone.
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