alternative treatments for bakers cyst

Best treatment for baker's cyst on knee?

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Dr. Bertrand P. Kaper
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
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Identify cause first


A Baker's cyst is a cyst on the back the knee, usually filled with fluid from the knee joint itself. The presence of a bakers cyst is typically an indication of pathology in the knee itself. To "treat" a Baker's cyst therefore requires that the problem in the knee be treated- the cyst will then typically go away. See an Orthopaedic surgeon for further advice.
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What is the best treatment for a baker's cyst on the knee?

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Dr. Marc Schneider
Orthopedic Surgery
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Fluid collection


A Baker's or "popliteal" cyst is a fluid collection in the back of the knee.It is usually secondary to arthritis and/or a meniscus tear within the knee joint. These processes irritate the knee causing excess fluid production which accumulates in the back/posterior knee. Treatment of the arthritis or mensicus tear will, in most cases, improve the Baker's cyst.
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I have a baker cyst in my knee, what,s the best treatment for me ?

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Dr. Mark C. Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Bakers cyst


Treat the meniscal tear.
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Aspiration if the cyst is large and symptomatic. Small cysts with no symptoms may clear on its own
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Sports injuries

Do's And Don'ts

Alternative treatments are sometimes compatible with meds: hydromassage, acupuncture for example

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Was baker's cyst/thrombosis caused by car accident 3.5 months earlier given large bruising front of knee? Warfarin treatment caused large hematoma.

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Bleeding in tissue


Trauma to any site in a patient on anticoagulation will result in bleeding into the tissue resulting in large bruise. Baker's cyst is in the back of the knee and will not clot, but can rupture with trauma. If BC came on after trauma, this implies joint problem.
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Bakers cyst treatment ice or heat?

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Dr. Jeffrey Berg
Sports Medicine
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Bakers cyst


Depends on the patient age. Young kids can usually just observe. Often goes away. Others usually means something wrong in knee causing increased fluid accumulation, often arthritis or meniscal tears. Usual treatment is aimed at treating the source of the excessive fluid in the knee. Often surgery for meniscal tears. Often Antiinflammatories, injections and/ or surgery for arthritis.
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Chronic Back Pain

Do's And Don'ts

Consider alternative treatments such as acupuncture and chiropractic.

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What is the treatment for a bakers cyst?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
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Depends


a baker cyst is a cyst on the posterior knee area. if symptomatic it can be aspirated and/or surgically removed.
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What. Treatment is best for a Bakers cyst?

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Dr. Cynthia Lu
General Practice
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Please see a doctor


If the cyst is very large and causes a lot of pain, your doctor may use the following treatments: Your doctor may inject a corticosteroid medication, but it doesn't always prevent recurrence of the cyst. Your doctor may drain the fluid from the knee joint using a needle. Cold compression wrap and crutches may help reduce pain and swelling. Gentle range-of-motion and strengthening exercises.
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Could a "partially ruptured bakers cyst" cause pain down to heel? And what is the treatment for that?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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Yes it could


When you rupture a baker cyst, the fluids go down by gravity into the calf muscle and sometime cause pain in the calf muscles area.
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Are there good natural treatments for baker's cyst?

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Orthopedic Surgery
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baker cyst, come out from the joint sequence to injury to the joint. it is a mechanical problem. The joint disease have addressed for the cyst to go away. Good Luck. Thanks you
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I have had knee surgery an I had a busted bakers cyst .. I need some therapy things I could do to get me back to working out?

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Dr. Carol van der Harst
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Depends


If the injury to the knee capsule (Bakers Cyst) causes a feeling of instability, Therapy should begin with Range of Motion and Stability exercise. If you are experiencing pain, Water therapy, Heat , Ultrasound or Laser Therapy should help. Good luck with your Rehabilitation. Don't try running or impact work outs until your knee has control and strength.
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