Knee Injuries are injuries to the knee joint or the knee cap. The knee is the largest joint in the body with bones, ligaments, tendons and articular cartilage. Most common knee injuries are fractures, dislocations, sprains and tears of soft tissues. Symptoms of knee injuries:
• Popping or click noise when knee is moved
• Severe pain
• Restricted movement of knee joint
• Inflammation or swelling of the joint
• Limping due to pain
HOW IS KNEE INJURIES DIAGNOSED?
An Orthopedician/Homeopath will diagnose a Knee Injury by examining the knee and performing an X-Ray to get a clear image of the knee and the ligaments. If a knee injury is suspected, the patient will undergo excruciating pain and numbness in the foot. After a thorough physical examination of the knee, the doctor will decide the cause of the injury.
HOW IS KNEE INJURIES TREATED?
A Knee Injury can be treated by medication and physical therapies, however, in a severe case of an injury, doctors surgically treat the knee to locate it.
DID YOU KNOW?
Knee injuries may tend to get worse over time and lead to irreparable damage hence delaying the treatment is not advised.