Knee pain is incredibly common. Knee pain is a special problem for athletes -- over half of all athletes suffer from this.Sports, exercise and other activities can cause muscle strains, tendinitis, and more serious injuries to ligaments and cartilage. Common causes include
Ligament injury or tear meniscus (cartilage) tear
Tendonitis or bursitis
What are the treatment options?
Exercise and stretching
Stretching and strengthening exercises will be prescribed for you based on your condition.
Ice your knee
Ice your knee to reduce pain and swelling. Do it for 15-20 minutes every 3-4 hours for 2-3 days or until the pain is gone.
Elevate your knee with a pillow under your heel when you're sitting or lying down to reduce swelling.
Doctor may prescribe anti-inflammatory medication or ice for short-term pain relief.
In severe cases where conservative therapy is not effective or appropriate, the are multiple surgical options available.
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