A 37-year-old member asked:
Can daily swimming help reduce my knee pain?
3 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Pain Management 20 years experience
Yes: Swimming is an excellent way to condition your body and strengthen muscles that support joints.
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Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
It can: This is a good low impact exercise for overall body conditioning.
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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.
3.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jul 20, 2014
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