Burning knee pain may be from acute inflammation where the joint or tissues around the joint are hot and inflamed. It may also be caused by neural symptoms and referred from the back.

Burning pain knee can also be caused through bursitis where there is a inflamed bursae. Gout can also cause burning knee pain from a build up of uric acid. Injuries causing this symptom are listed below:
  • Knee Synovitis

    Knee Synovitis

    Knee synovitis occurs when the synovial membrane which lines and lubricates the knee joint, becomes inflamed. Swelling or stiffness in the knee joint may develop following another injury or from arthritis or gout.

  • Outside Knee Pain (Lateral)

    Lateral knee pain is that which occurs on the outside of the knee has come on gradually as opposed to an acute knee joint or ligament injury. If you are not sure what is causing your pain then why not check out our symptom checker? The most common causes of pain on the outside of the knee are Iliotibial band friction syndrome and Lateral cartilage injuries. Here we explain the most widely seen causes, less common causes of lateral knee pain as well as important injuries that should not be missed.