The knee is more prone to injuries. Bone, ligaments, cartilages, tendons and fluid are the parts of the knee joint. Tendons and muscle help in the movement of a knee joint. A knee problem arises if any of the structures is diseased or injured. Knee trouble occurs in all age group. Knee pain deters a person from doing even normal activities like walking, getting up from a chair and doing routine works. The pain creates a huge impact on normal life.
The different types of knee injury are:
What are the risk factors for knee injury?
Knee injury symptoms
Diagnosis of Knee injury:
X-Ray, CT/MRI, Bone Scan, Arthroscopy and Biopsy are recommended to find out the problem in the knee. Depends on the patient’s pain condition, the doctor will recommend the diagnostic approach.
Immediate first aid for knee injury is P.R.I.C.E.
P-Protection R-Rest I-Ice C-Compression and E-Elevation
Knee injury Treatment:
Knee injury treatment is offered to the patient depends on the pain level and knee condition.
Oral Medicines: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and injection are administered to reduce the pain initially.
Physiotherapy: With the detailed prescription of the doctor, the physiotherapist will impart knee exercises to strengthen the knee and improve movements in joint.
Weight loss:It is an effective way of reducing pain in the knee
Surgery: When other conservative methods do not help, finally the patient is suggested with knee surgery for a heavily damaged knee joint.
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