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Why Am I Already Dealing With Knee Pain in My 30s?

SELF highlights why you may be dealing with knee pain in your 30's according to experts including Joe Malizia PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, CSCS.

As you pass into your third decade and beyond, changes in your body and lifestyle make your joints more prone to discomfort. In fact, as you enter the “messy middle” of life, “it’s more uncommon if you don’t have some type of ache in your knees,” Joe Malizia, DPT, CSCS, physical therapist at HSS explains. 

Ligaments and tendons hold your knee joint together, and those also tend to stiffen and tighten with age. That can compress the joint, causing pain or swelling, Dr. Malizia explained.

Read the full article at self.com.