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How can I reduce knee swelling?

Depends. Knee swelling is a symptom of something wrong inside the knee. A cartilage tear, a ligament tear, gout or other inflammatory processes or even just osteoarthritis can be the cause of the swelling. It is important to figure out the source. A physician trained in orthopedics or sports medicine can do this by your history and then doing an exam and sometimes draining the knee or doing some bloodwork. Read more...

How do I reduce knee swelling and bruising resulting from a crash?

See a doctor. Did you get an xray to rule out a fracture. You can still have a stress fracture. If they are worried they will do an mri get an MRI on a high field - 1.5t or 3t MRI scanner. Read more...

How to reduce twisted knee swelling?

You may have damage. You may have damage inside your knee. It can be cartilage, ligaments, bone or a combination. You can improve the status of your knee with strengthening of the knee muscles: quadriceps exercises. Depending on your evalaution the damage can be identified by examination and/or imaging and therapy directed to the cause. Read more...