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A 47-year-old member asked:

I have a knee injury. what should i do?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
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 have.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Ice.: Apply ice , 20 m inutes at a time, 4-5 times per day. Take an over thr counter anti-inflammatory medication, if you can. See an orthopedic knee specialist, for a diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
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 surgery, and most orthopedic surgeons try conservative measures first.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

What knee injury do I have if instability?

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Dr. Chad Boomershine
Rheumatology 19 years experience
Usually a ligament: Ligament damage is the usual cause of instability-acl, mcl, etc. See an orthopedist.
A 44-year-old member asked:

How can a knee injury be treated?

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Dr. Christopher Hajnik
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 18 years experience
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:

How do I recover from knee injury?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Need more details: Please provide more details regarding your specific knee injury. Recovery duration and prognosis depends upon injury severity.
A 47-year-old member asked:

How do I care for a knee injury?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
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 for it. Minor injury rest the knee and take some advil (ibuprofen).
A 36-year-old member asked:

I have an ankle and knee injury. What should I do?

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Dr. Jordan Steinberg
Podiatry 14 years experience
Injury: You should rest, ice, compress and elevate the injured extremity. You should have your injuries evaluated by a podiatrist.

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