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Can daily swimming help reduce my knee pain?

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Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
Pain Management 20 years experience
Yes: Swimming is an excellent way to condition your body and strengthen muscles that support joints.
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
It can: This is a good low impact exercise for overall body conditioning.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Possibly: due to less stress on the joint, however I would still exercise the muscles around the knee since swimming doesn't specifically work knee muscles as much as it does your core and chest and back muscles.

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