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Playing Sports Bruised Knee
How long does it take for bone bruise around knee to heal? Should you avoid playing sports on it within the days following injury?
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
Left knee has a bone bruise. its 6 weeks after incident/MRI and still in pain. How much longer can i expect to recover until i can play sports etc.?
Rest it: The less you use it, the faster it will heal. This is one case where you should not "suck it up" and return to sports too early. Continued stress on a weakened bone can lead to displaced intra articular fracture and premature arthritis. Go with protected weight bearing until there is no more pain, then it should be fully healed. ...Read more
Many possibilities.: There are many possible answers to your question depending on what sports, and what is your age, sex, body build and fitness level. If you are older (or younger) you may have some arthritis or you may simply not be in appropriate condition for the sport you are participating in. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: It depends on the cause of the pain. The first step is to have the knee evaluated to determine the cause. Then you will know how to treat it. ...Read more
I have semi-serious knee problems for someone my age-24. I play sports but often have pain afterwards. What can I do to make them more resilient?
Physical therapy: Most knee pain in young athletes can be reduced by working with a sports-oriented physical therapist that can design an individualized program for your symptoms. Most commonly, gluteus medius strengthening and quad/hamstring co-contraction work can protect the knees and decrease symptoms. See a sports med doc for further guidance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause medial knee pain in a 22 year-old male that started about two weeks ago and never gone away? I have a history of knee injuries from playing sports all throughout my life.
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