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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 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...

How to reduce knee swelling from running too much?

See your doctor. Your knee should not normally swell from a long run. See your doctor to assess if you may have an injury within the knee such as a meniscal tear. If it is arthritis, then you need to consider decreasing your running and looking towards low impact activities such as swimming/biking. You may also ice your knee after a long run/workout. Read more...
Ice & NSAID's, rest. To relieve and reduce swelling/inflammation you could use knee sleeves, therapy, rest, ice and over-the-counter pain & antiinflammatory meds. More importantly the proper diagnosis and the reason for the swelling needs to be established. 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...