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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
TLC and visit your : Doctor, some knee injuries are minor and heal by themselves with time and minor care, other could be serious injuries and you have to see the doctor ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ice.: Ice your knee for 20 minutes at a time, 3-5 times per day. Also, take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
18 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Depends: Knee injuries can be treated with anything from ice and pain meds, to physical therapy, to surgery. It all depends on the specific diagnosis.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need more details: Please provide more details regarding your specific knee injury. Recovery duration and prognosis depends upon injury severity.
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Dr. James Bicos
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
RICE: Tough question because it depends on the type of knee injury. Most knee injuries are sprains or strains. If that is the case use the mnemonic rice. It ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
19 years experience Sports Medicine
See a MD/DO: Without knowing any further information, i would recommend you see a md/do, either a primary care sports doc or orhtopedist to figure out what you hav ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee injury: Anything that is painful and limits range of motion that has a specific mechanical component. Could be of joint, muscle, nerve, ligament, meniscus, ar ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
See an orthopedist: Knee injuries vary in intensity and character, and really are best managed by orthopedic surgeons or rehab docs. Not all knee injuries eventuate in s ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee injury and gait: Your gait, or walking pattern, depends a great deal on your knee function. A fracture, tear, sprain, strain, effusion, contusion, etc. Can limit range ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends, do you: Mean like you banged it and have some skin abrasions and bruising but with no interior derangement? If this is what you mean, then consider, rest, gen ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ice.: Ice the knee for 20 minutes at a time, 3-4 times per day. If you can take anti inflammatory medications, like aleve, (naproxen) that helps bring down ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depend what kind: Of injury you have minor bruises take about a week to heal and some major injury (acl tear) take 4-6 month to heal..
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