As the seasons change and the air turns chilly, a lot of changes occur in our bodies too. You might notice that your joints, especially your knees start to hurt for no apparent reason. These changes are more distinct in people who suffer from chronic knee pain, or those who have recently injured their knees. They find that the pain begins to flare up again come winter. Not just knees, the pain can also affect hips, lower back or ankles.
The reason for this body ache ties back to the dip in temperatures. Here are four reasons why joint pain increases as winter begins: