Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
This question has two parts and is intended to identify mild knee pain that is likely to get better on its own. Examples of problems that can cause mild knee pain like this are mild sprains and strains.
1) Would you consider your knee pain mild? That is, despite your knee pain, are you still able to do most or all of your regular activities without too much difficulty?
2) Has your knee pain been going on for less than three weeks?