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A 24-year-old female asked:

my knee is really tight & when i walk sometimes it gives out sometimes. what can i do to make it better? and how can i avoid injury when working out?

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Dr. Joel Cooperman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 46 years experience
Swelling in knee: Could be swelling in the knee itself or injury to the tendon or muscles around the knee. See your doc to get it evaluated. As for the injury prevention, work c a trainor or slowly progress the resistance and number of reps ypu do.

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Last updated Jul 15, 2014

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