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A 39-year-old member asked:

how do i know if i have a major knee injury?

4 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Ortho eval: This requires an evaluation from your ortho doc to determine.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
See specialist.: You should see a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon, who specializes in knee injuries.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See orthopedic: doctor and have it checked.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Trauma.: If you've had any trauma to the knee, you may have a major injury. Usually, fluid on the knee indicates something major may be going on, like a meniscal or ligament tear.

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Is chinese medicine effective for a old knee injury?

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Possibly: There are different methods used in chinese medicine. Acupuncture, pressure point stimulation and massage to name a couple. Depending on the type and extent of your injury, these modalities and others may turn out helpful.
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A 37-year-old member asked:

How can I recover from a knee injury faster?

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Follow doctors rx: Physical therapy is the key to your recovery. You will begin physical therapy within hours of your surgery. The goal of physical therapy is to get the knee moving so that the reconstructed ligament does not stiffen and shorten, causing further problems. The joint will become rigid if the knee is not exercised properly. Failure to perform the physical therapy exercises cause tight, stiff knee.
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A 40-year-old member asked:

How do I recover from knee injury?

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Need more details: Please provide more details regarding your specific knee injury. Recovery duration and prognosis depends upon injury severity.
A 32-year-old member asked:

Knee injury in high school. Is there something to do at 40?

4 doctor answers19 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery 23 years experience
Hard to say: Not all knee injuries are the same. Some will resolve without many long-term effects while others won't. What is clear, is if your knee is painful or it limits your recreational or occupational activities, then you should see your local orthopedist.
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 51 years experience
What was the injury? What is the current diagnosis? See your Orthopaedist for an exam, Xray and probably ans MRI.
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A 37-year-old member asked:

Is a bulge behind my knee a symptom of knee injury in the front?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Yes it could be: Many time people come because of the blug behind the knee or the side of the knee, we take MRI we find meniscus tear or arthitis.Thanks.

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