A member asked:

My left knee was hit yesterday next to kneecap while playing basketball. i can bend my knees, run, walk, etc. but it aches a bit?

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Dr. Frank Holmes answered

Specializes in Sports Medicine

This sounds like a contusion/bruise. If just a bruise, you should recover within 1-2 weeks. Rest, ice and ibuprofen or naproxen can help reduce symptoms. Return to sports when the pain has resolved and you have no swelling. If I can be of help, then join my care team & virtual practice at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes

Answered Nov 28, 2017



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